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AERO Conference June 2021 - Shared screen with speaker view
Stephanie Sewell
01:11:20
I signed on a few minutes late. Can you please say where the speech was delivered?
Taryn Helper
01:12:21
Liam is in his final year of high school at a conventional private school in South Africa
Chris Liu
01:12:36
^ Same I was wondering this too. Also, how did the audience respond to your speech? Did you have any follow up conversations after the delivery of the speech? How did those go?
Taryn Helper
01:13:03
He hasn't delivered it, he's just casually chettig for now
Taryn Helper
01:13:08
chatting
Taryn Helper
01:13:23
maybe he could read it if he'd like to
Stephanie Sewell
01:13:28
thanks!Who will be in the audience when he says it?
Chris Liu
01:13:29
Yes please!
Taryn Helper
01:13:39
He wrote it for a school assignment :)
Chinook Free Learners
01:15:12
Yes, I’d like to hear his speech!
Taryn Helper
01:15:22
ask him
Bruno Gioia Sandler (he/his)
01:15:35
I love to use the system against itself (write an assignment and get a grade out of it by speaking against grading)
deborourke
01:15:35
yay
Taryn Helper
01:15:49
YES BRUNO
Dileepa Manawadu
01:17:45
Absolutely @Bruno! What a way to mock the system! So courageous!
Dileepa Manawadu
01:18:02
Sri Lanla
Stephanie Sewell
01:19:07
and we are all thinking about a million ways that we would love to use Liam's speech to help spread the word! If he would be willing...
Taryn Helper
01:19:28
Love that idea Stephanie!!
Stephanie Sewell
01:19:40
Maybe Aero could publish it as a blog
Taryn Helper
01:19:58
Jerry did put it in one news letter
Peter Berg
01:20:00
We shared in a newsletter
Stephanie Sewell
01:20:33
Oh! Fantastic - now you know that I don't always read all the newsletters. Sorry!
Peter Berg
01:20:49
:( Stephanie
Peter Berg
01:20:50
lol
Bruno Gioia Sandler (he/his)
01:20:55
you'll get a bad grade Stephanie
Jerry Mintz
01:21:32
Jerry’s e mail: Jerryaero@aol.com
Heidi Souza
01:22:39
Could it be sent to us by AERO through a PDF in an email, so it's easier to save and forward to others? And would he want to set it up as a YouTube clip also?
Dileepa Manawadu
01:22:54
@Stephanie yes, my mind was scanning where in Sri Lanka I can share this story!
Taryn Helper
01:23:11
What I think is so poetic is that Liam has gone through the conventional schooling system for 12 years and on his own accord had an idea to write a speech on the topic questioning the system as it stands.
Derry Hannam
01:23:15
Excellent talk Liam!! Thank you from the UK (England)
Richard Fransham
01:23:25
Very well stated Liam. Thank you.
Dileepa Manawadu
01:23:32
Yes pls - a YouTube clip would be awesome!
Richard Fransham
01:24:50
Good question Stephanie.
Richard Fransham
01:26:44
Liam, would you be willing to share your email address with you?
Stephanie Sewell
01:26:44
Thanks, Liam. I really like the fact that your speech prompted the teachers in that department to explorethese ideas.
Richard Fransham
01:27:54
Liam, would you be willing to share your email address with US? :)
Tracy Mansolillo
01:28:23
In addition to you tube, Tik Tom, Instagram…. What other social media platforms do you suggest?
Stephanie Sewell
01:29:18
great question, Derry.
Taryn Helper
01:29:26
Excellent question Derry!
Bruno Gioia Sandler (he/his)
01:29:29
+1
Dileepa Manawadu
01:31:18
+2
Stephanie Sewell
01:31:22
What's next for you, Liam? Are you planning to step aside from the school path?!
Stephanie Sewell
01:32:13
Yes, Deb is absolutely right.
Zoom user Cindy Fadel
01:33:29
Liam have you read the Teenage liberation handbook by Grace Lewellen
liamberell
01:35:34
Liam.berell@gmail.com
Bruno Gioia Sandler (he/his)
01:35:38
thanks so much for your time Liam!
Dileepa Manawadu
01:35:58
Thank you so much Liam! Lot of love from Sri Lanka
Heidi Souza
01:36:28
Taryn, I think it would be great if you reach out to Liam and tell him about the school your kids are part of, which is a whole different way and is also in South Africa, and maybe you and Jeanna could be a supportive resource, and the young people in your school also.
Bruno Gioia Sandler (he/his)
01:36:35
and Jeanna and selvas?
Taryn Helper
01:36:44
Thanks for being such a cool young South African representative Liam. Beautifully done. Thank you.:)
Stephanie Sewell
01:36:45
And, Liam, there have been some great youth talks that you might feel inspired by (and relieved by!) The recordings will be available...
Tracy Mansolillo
01:36:50
Liam, you ate a very impressive young man. Thank you for sharing your experience with us! Best of luck in everything you do from the smallest state (RI) Follow your passions!
Stephanie Sewell
01:38:02
and people like me who work with youth, who would be happy to speak with you 1:1 if you would like to explore other options yourself:)
Linnea Schluessler
01:38:39
Thank you so much Liam!