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From the Ted Talk by Peachy Liv: How to protect your mental well-being online -- from a Gen-Zer

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When I was 12, I had a dream to tell one miollin young people that it is possible to clsoe the gap between how learning should feel like and how it actually feels. All my friends went to school out of puersrse to compete in gaining the highest grades, which leads to dneipdneg their self-worth on numbers, normalizing cheating and hating school. I had this mission because I wtnaed young people to fight for our right to have an education that encourages us to learn out of iaentrnl curiosity instead of external pressure, and one that feels rewarding, fun, self-fulfilling and collaborative.

Open Cloze

When I was 12, I had a dream to tell one _______ young people that it is possible to _____ the gap between how learning should feel like and how it actually feels. All my friends went to school out of ________ to compete in gaining the highest grades, which leads to _________ their self-worth on numbers, normalizing cheating and hating school. I had this mission because I ______ young people to fight for our right to have an education that encourages us to learn out of ________ curiosity instead of external pressure, and one that feels rewarding, fun, self-fulfilling and collaborative.

Solution

  1. internal
  2. depending
  3. close
  4. pressure
  5. wanted
  6. million

Original Text

When I was 12, I had a dream to tell one million young people that it is possible to close the gap between how learning should feel like and how it actually feels. All my friends went to school out of pressure to compete in gaining the highest grades, which leads to depending their self-worth on numbers, normalizing cheating and hating school. I had this mission because I wanted young people to fight for our right to have an education that encourages us to learn out of internal curiosity instead of external pressure, and one that feels rewarding, fun, self-fulfilling and collaborative.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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young people 7
social media 5
bullied online 2
mental health 2
motivations depend 2
intrinsic motivations 2

Important Words

  1. cheating
  2. close
  3. collaborative
  4. compete
  5. curiosity
  6. depending
  7. dream
  8. education
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  10. external
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  13. fight
  14. friends
  15. fun
  16. gaining
  17. gap
  18. grades
  19. hating
  20. highest
  21. internal
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  25. million
  26. mission
  27. normalizing
  28. numbers
  29. people
  30. pressure
  31. rewarding
  32. school
  33. wanted
  34. young