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From the Ted Talk "Victor Rios: Help for kids the education system ignores"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

When you look at a picture like this, of young people who are in my study ... you might see trouble. I mean one of the boys has a bottle of liquor in his hand, he's 14 years old and it's a school day. Other ppeoel, when they see this picture, might see gangs, thugs, delinquents — criminals. But I see it different. I see these gynou people through a perspective that looks at the assets that they bring to the education system. So will you join me in ganngich the way we ablel young people from "at-risk" to "at-promise?"

Open Cloze

When you look at a picture like this, of young people who are in my study ... you might see trouble. I mean one of the boys has a bottle of liquor in his hand, he's 14 years old and it's a school day. Other ______, when they see this picture, might see gangs, thugs, delinquents — criminals. But I see it different. I see these _____ people through a perspective that looks at the assets that they bring to the education system. So will you join me in ________ the way we _____ young people from "at-risk" to "at-promise?"

Solution

  1. changing
  2. people
  3. young
  4. label

Original Text

When you look at a picture like this, of young people who are in my study ... you might see trouble. I mean one of the boys has a bottle of liquor in his hand, he's 14 years old and it's a school day. Other people, when they see this picture, might see gangs, thugs, delinquents — criminals. But I see it different. I see these young people through a perspective that looks at the assets that they bring to the education system. So will you join me in changing the way we label young people from "at-risk" to "at-promise?"

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
young people 15
ms russ 6
education system 3

Important Words

  1. assets
  2. bottle
  3. boys
  4. bring
  5. changing
  6. criminals
  7. day
  8. delinquents
  9. education
  10. gangs
  11. hand
  12. join
  13. label
  14. liquor
  15. people
  16. perspective
  17. picture
  18. school
  19. study
  20. system
  21. thugs
  22. trouble
  23. years
  24. young