An Invitation to Participate The Future Promises Foundation, Inc. would like to invite you to participate in and/or donate to our Back to School Festival and Book-Bag Giveaway scheduled for August 25, 2018, and in doing so support hundreds of at-risk/ low income children and youth in the city of…
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The Future Promises Foundation, Inc., is proud to host our second Bus Trip to the National Museum of African American History in honor of Memorial Day. Take this journey with us and learn more about our history and our culture! *DID YOU KNOW: One of the earliest commemorations was organized…
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The Future Promises Foundation, Inc., is proud to host a Bus Trip to the National Museum of African American History in honor of Black History month. Saturday, February 24, 2018 Departing from New Castle, DE at 10:30 AM Returning at 8:30 PM $49 Per Person (includes Transportation to and from, Timed Entry…
Back to School Festival & Book-bag Giveaway 2017
The Future Promises Foundation is a grassroots community organization dedicated to inspiring youth empowerment and social change through education, positive youth development, and leadership. The Back to School Festival and Book-bag drive was a community event sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Wilmington Wolfpack Football, and Skypoint Church.
ADHD, Dyslexia, and Other Teaching Methods | Dr. Dan Young | TEDxSeaford
This talk outlines the academic life of Dr. Dan Young who overcame multiple learning disabilities to become the leading entrepreneurship educator in his state.
Dr. Dan Young is the curator of TEDxWilmingtonUniversity and special adviser to TEDxDover and TEDxSeaford. Dr. Young received his Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Marketing from the University of Delaware’s Honors Program and his Ph.D. in Marketing from Temple University. He is an Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Business Administration program at Wilmington University. He has also served on the Boards of many local organizations, including the ACLU, A Bigger Boat Foundation and the Delaware Theater Company. This is a fantastic story of taking adversity and turning it into a strength for use in teaching others.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Do schools kill creativity? | Sir Ken Robinson
http://www.ted.com Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers are invited to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes — including speakers such as Jill Bolte Taylor, Sir Ken Robinson, Hans Rosling, Al Gore and Arthur Benjamin. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, politics and the arts. Watch the Top 10 TEDTalks on TED.com, at
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Finland’s Revolutionary Education System
“Finland’s educational system. Fascinating thing about three decades ago Finland has an educational system that is doing terribly and they look around and they go okay what are we going to do about this, we gotta revamp the whole thing.” Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss the revolutionary educational system Finland has instituted and the results of that system on the education of their children.