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Hour of Code Dec 2017: Freeport The Bahamas Tonight 12th Dec 2017

The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify “code”, to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts […]

How the ocean can inspire a nation | Nikita Shiel-Rolle

Effective conservation requires a holistic and integrated approach. Using the connectivity of the ocean as an example Conservation Biologist Nikita Shiel-Rolle explains how studying coral reefs inspired the idea to create a non-profit organisation, Young Marine Explorers, that has adopted an “ocean” or holistic approach to conservation. Young Marine Explorers uses the ocean as its […]

What If I chose to not be true to myself? | Timico (SawYerBoy) Sawyer

In this talk, Timico uses the medium of his comedy videos to impart valuable life lessons to his audience of high school students. Timico ‘SawYerBoy’ Sawyer is a comedian, vlogger, and social media sensation based in Nassau, Bahamas. He only recently began his career in the entertainment industry releasing his first video on Mother’s Day […]

The problem with what we teach & tell girls | Crystal deGregory

All too often, girls are told they are too much–too sassy, too womanish, too talkative–too much, but never enough. This talk challenges listeners to teach and tell girls that great women embrace enoughness and they “talk back.” Hailed “young sister leader” by the “Sister President” Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, Crystal A. deGregory, Ph.D. is the […]

What if all schools implemented leadership curriculum? | Dillon Archer

This talk expresses the importance of implementing leadership and initiative classes into curriculum. Students and society as a whole benefit if a culture of leadership is fostered in youth and they are taught how important these traits are. Dillon Cameron Archer is the child of Dwayne and Evelyn Archer. He is a 12th grade student […]

What if we broke the chains of neocolonialism? | Brittany Malcolm

This talk examines “traditional” Bahamian customs and the inherited practices of colonial oppressors and how it affects Bahamian society today. Through the history of colonization, the languages, practices and cultural values, ancestors were greatly suppressed and in some cases erased. For many Bahamians the context of their existence in The Bahamas is a mystery. It […]

Pencil cases, Textbooks, and Social Media | Kristian Moree

In Kristian’s TEDx Talk, “Pencil Cases, Text Books and Social Media”, he proposes that the key to furthering national development in a young nation such as The Bahamas, is improving the educational system. His idea is that 21st century technology, including social media, can be used to begin the process of equalizing the standard of […]