PechaKucha Presentation
No video for YouTube upload available.

Presenter bw nw avatar

Marina Potanina

To Kids About Kids

PRESENTED ON DEC 11, 2010
IN MOSCOW @ VOL 12

Marina Potanina is the president of a charity foundation called To Kids About Kids. In her presentation she talks about the project, and the creation of an animated series about school life for a group of kids, with one of the main characters being a girl in a wheelchair. In Russia, there are no books, TV, or other examples of adequate communication with people with disabilities. Marina believes that if we start by talking to kids about these issues, that our society will be changed.  (in Russian)

APPLAUD THIS!
Thumb 11 16311d53d19dd392a7dcce319e4ae2f5b5a1caf0ba1db

For the Kids of Haiti

BY BRIAN CHEESMAN
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 20, 2010

Brian Cheesman - Temporary Childhood Poet - about Children and Childhood these days... Is this good or bad...?

Thumb 9 67495308226b5c49d022bf2c1cd3975f8bcaf52d06d3

Kids-Coins

BY SERGEY BIDENKO
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 11, 2012

Kids-Coins is an educational project -- held inside and outside school -- that teaches children and teenagers the basics of financial literacy and entrepreneurship. Sergey Bidenko and Irina Zolotarevych -- co-authors of the "Kids-Coins" projects -- are experienced business coaches who have implemented 37 training and educational programs for adults and youth. (in Ukrainian)

Thumb 11 20precha 20kuchatck 20  20final.010

Third Culture Kids

BY MARI SAWAI
@ VOL 9 ON AUG 21, 2013

With globalization comes a great increase in the number of what are termed "third-culture kids." Mari Sawai explains what a third culture kid is and tells us the stories of some of them. She tells us about their advantages, difficulties, and challenges.

Thumb pechakucha 20beacon 20presentation.017

Growing Healthy Kids in Hudson Valley Schools

BY AVA BYNUM
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 16, 2015

Ava Bynum, director of Hudson Valley Seed, talks about the work her organization is doing to get kids growing healthy fruits and vegetables as part of the school curriculum.

Thumb slide99

Playing Around: cultivating creativity in kids

BY LINDA MCINTOSH
@ VOL 8 ON SEP 25, 2015

Linda McIntosh is award-winning mixed-media collage artist exhibiting in Canada + Europe and is an active member of the Markham Group of Artists as Coordinator for collaborative art projects in the community. Her presentation talks about how important it is to cultivate curiosity and creativity with children from a young age. 

Thumb photo 201

Keeping Kids Dirty

BY LYNDIE SEDDON
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 08, 2016

Born and raised in the Okanagan, Lyndie Seddon speaks about her travels that took her home, her big gamble to establish her business here, and the diverse ways it's grown. From keeping kids dirty, to teaching kayak rolls in the community pool, Lyndie is inspiring the youth to look up to the hills and into the lake for the reasons and lessons that keep us here, and keep us coming back. Lyndie ends her presentation by explaining her decision to found the climbing gym, as well as her organization devoted to getting kids outside and inspired by wilderness and themselves. 

Thumb ben12

Kids, Creativity and Vegetables: A Puppet Show Like No Other

BY BEN BRILL
@ VOL 12 ON SEP 23, 2016

 

Ben Brill shares this story about the amusing start of a unique puppet show for kids that features actual vegetables. The creators do everything possible to create uplifting and goofy content that helps kids explore ideas about ecology, diversity, and being creative

Thumb baird01

Calming the Busy Mind: Teaching Mindfulness to Gifted Kids

BY ALLISON BAIRD
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 06, 2018

Allison Baird describes her journey as a child from being misunderstood for having learning issues to being recognized as a gifted child. Today, she teaches gifted kids about mindfulness so that they can focus their energy on exploring their gifts instead of acting out in the classroom or towards their peers. 

Thumb lisa13

Get Your Kids Outside

BY LISA SCOTT
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 17, 2018

Registered Professional Biologist Lisa Scott had to move away to appreciate the natural beauty of her own backyard in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. She has come to realize that by giving our kids meaningful experiences outside is the key to getting them to care about the environment they will inherit from us.