Emily- I really liked how you added humor to your speech. I helped convey your message to the audience very easily. It sounded just like a TED Talk on TED.com. Fantastic job!
Emily's presentation was a little rocky, but her topic was really interesting, and I enjoyed how she incoorporated humor to keep the audiences attention, she also connected to topic fairly well to herslef.
I like your story about driving, it was really funny. It sounds like something that would happen to me. I agree with your topic, and you stated it very well. Good job!
Emily, I like the way you interpreted humor into your talk. It made everyone pay attention even more! I agree that mistakes are the best way to learn. I had a similar situation. I bumped my dad's new porsche into a dumpster and there is a scratch and I didn't want to drive for a while. But eventually I learned for my mistake. Great topic, you did a great job!
I loved how she started the talk with a personal story. Her talk really captured the audience and me. I thought it was very interesting. I like how she transitioned into her point. It was very smooth and kept everyone interesting. Her slides had interesting quotes that went along with her talk very well. I agree with the fact that everything happens for a reason.
Your story is very relatable, everyone has their very embarassing driving stories. Yours is a funny wayto get us involved. THe message you got is face your fears and be OKAY with making mistakes and learn from them. I think that everyone can relate to your talk because no one likes to meses up. I think that's just the way we were taught to grow.
Emily - Your interesting and humorous story was great, and really added to your speech. Your delivery was incredible, and flowed right into your main point. You made an important point on our tendency to welcome the idea of failure, and opened my eyes to an interesting and informative topic.
Emily- I loved your story, it was able to connect to everyone in the classroom because we are all learning to drive. I would also hate to be pulled over, scary stuff!
Emily-You had very personal connections that most of us can connect to. I think that you did a great job you moved around the space in a great way. I would say the only thing that could make this presentation better is to not pick at your clothes. I also think you talked to us and made sure everyone could understand what you were saying. Good job!
I like how you start your speech with a funny personal story. The quote from J.K. Rowling was awesome, too. I liked a lot of the quotes on your slides, as well, but some of them were hard to read because they blended in with the pictures behind them.
Emily starts out with a story about driving. She makes everyone laugh with her story, and I think it's a great starting point. Her story related to how in life we shouldn't be scared of the consequences, and it was a great connection. Emily did a great job in connecting with the audience because it wasn't as if she was giving a speech, but talking to the crowd. I was a bit confused at first as to what mattered to her, but I understood that she meant it's okay to fail and that we should learn from our mistakes.
I liked Emily's TED Talk. The personal story was very interesting and it connected very well to the topic. It was a very interesting TED Talk. I agree that we can't be scared of the consequences. Even though I disagree that everything happens for a reason, I think that we have to learn from our mistakes.
Emily,Good idea beginning with a story and using humor in it. It kept the audience engaged. This can be hard after listening to over half an hour of other talks. However, you kept us engaged well.You only had five minutes. I think you told your story a little too long. It limited the time you had to explain it and apply it to yours and our lives.Good theme and great delivery, overall.-Matthew Cheney
Opening up with a story was a great hook. I liked the part when the cop thought you were a drink driver, that was really funny. After that the reflectory part that tells the audience the point of your "What matters" really topped it off. Great talk.
That was a very interesting speech and the story about driving gave a very nice example to back up the main point of the speech.
Emily- I liked your story but it took me along time to figure out what you were talking about. I do agree that we should learn from our failers. Sometimes it was hard to read what was on you slides. Other than that you did a great jog.
I think that your strategy of starting with a story without an intro or anything was very attention catching. You also did a good job speaking calmly and slowly. Your stories made perfect sense and tied together. The fact that they were personal helped too. Good job Emily.
Haha what a great TED Talk. The story of you dirving really helped strengthen your case. I enjoyed the technique of the story being a main part of the TED Talk and not just a supporting example.
Emily- You made a connection to all the teens in the room immediatelly, a teen driving with their parent and getting pulled over by a cop! Very funny. You were very friendly, and made the TED interesting. It defintely stands out in the crowd!
Emily- I loved your extended story. Your slides were a little hard to read at times, but your message was wonderful.
Emily- Great story! It really captured my attention, and ensured that I will remember your topic!
Great job! I love that you told a story that is so easy for us to relate to. I like how it was more like you telling a story not a lecture
I liked emily's story about getting pulled over. I would have been freaking out in that position as well. It made me think.
Emily did an amazing job and I really liked her topic. I also really liked how she was able to lead into her topic with a very funny story and I liked it. Great Job Emily!