English 10H Talks Are a Remote Learning Treat!

Earlier this month, students in our English 10 Honors courses finished work on the fifth annual “English 10H Talks.” Modeled after the well-known Ted Talks, these student presentations aimed to answer the question, “What Matters?” Students chose topics that reflected their passions and interests, aiming to educate and inform the audience in under ten minutes.

In order to share these impressive presentations with friends, family and the community, students recorded them using FlipGrid. You can access the presentations through the following link: https://flipgrid.com/1341bd45

Congratulations to the students for completing these terrific presentations. A big “Thank You” to Lauren Blum for her work organizing, inspiring and helping her students through their work.

10H Talks 2020

The students and topics presented include:

  • Marjan Alagheband: “Introverts in a Country That’s Made for Extroverts”
  • Maliha Ayaz: “Does Islam Really Oppress Women?”
  • Declan Brady: “American Voter Participation:  A Democratic Plague”
  • Maia Cale: “Benefits of Traveling and Amount of Vacation Days Used in Different Societies”
  • Giuliana Cappi: “Complaining:  Bringing us Down or Up?”
  • Sophia Caputo: “Attraction to Fame and the Dark Side of Stardom”
  • Joyce Chen: “Love Talk:  Understanding Romance In Adolescence”
  • Aisvaryaa Dhama: “The Story of Storytelling”
  • Ryan Doan: Effect and Decay of Space Exploration”
  • Nicole Gbenebitse: “Eradicating the Racism from Education”
  • Shrey Gulati: “Playing an Instrument: The Secret to Academic Success”
  • Charlotte Iannone: “Loyalty vs Morality:  A Debate Represented by Star Wars:  The Clone Wars”
  • Siddhant Jain: “How to Reach Peak Performance”
  • Jeremy Kang: “The Misconception on Video Games”
  • Emilia Keys: “Athletics and Academics”
  • Danyal Khan: “The Hidden Inequalities of AP Classes”
  • Andrew Kim: “Video Games: Villain or Hero?”
  • Ian Kim: “Pets and Music: How Our Favorite Tunes Impact Our Best Friends”
  • Yan Jun Lin: “A Comparison of Muscle Fiber Types”
  • Benjamin Meron: “The Pharmaceutical Industry and Coronavirus”
  • Nike Oshodi: “Save the Turtles”
  • Emma Pak: “Love:  An Excuse to Abuse”
  • Victoria Potrapeluk: “Memory:  Friend or Foe”
  • Krittika Prajapati: “Lack of Female CEOs:  Reasons and Remedies”
  • Emme Resnick: “The Introvert’s Quiet Struggle”
  • Julia Schriefer: “The Mentality of a Runner”
  • Jaina Shah: “Women in Sports:  The Everlasting Debate”
  • Japesh Shah: “Music: The Positivity it Brings to the Human Body”
  • Anushka Shorewala: “The Long Lasting Effect of Childhood”
  • Kavin Shukla: “Tennis:  Brutal but Beneficial”
  • Daniel Solomon: “The Secret Engine of Success”
  • Hasan Suleman: “The Degenerative Effects of Smartphones”
  • Kyle Rosenberg: “The “Dumb Jock” Stereotype… And why it’s a bunch of baloney”
  • Erika Ustick: “LSD: The Overlooked Irreversible Brain Damage it Causes”
  • Evan Wang: “The Dark Side of Attending College: College Debt”
  • Justin Wong: “Learning as a Computer”
  • Daniel Wong: “How Gaming Will Shape the Future”
  • Ryan Wu: “Why You Should Read More Quotes”
  • Jace Yagoda: “The Extent of the Human Memory”
  • Kristin Zacharia: “Everyday Aesthetics and their Applications”
  • Maryam Zakaria: “How Do We Grow Into Emotionally Responsible Adults?”

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