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TEDxTulsa - Kathy Taylor - "From Chalkboards to iPads: How do Kids Learn Today?"

Kathy Taylor began working in the public sector in 2003 with Governor Brad Henry as secretary of commerce, tourism and workforce development. She led the recruitment of Dell's second largest U.S. facility to Oklahoma and co-chaired the Governor's Economic Development Generating Excellence Project, a statewide effort to build a visionary economic development plan. In 2006, Kathy was elected Mayor of Tulsa. During her term, Tulsa completed the BOK Center, passed the largest investment in streets in Tulsa's history, consolidated five city facilities into a stat-of-the-art City Hall, acquired the City's first public hospital, completed a new hangar for the city's largest employer and built a new downtown ballpark through a public/private partnership. She completed her term in December of 2009 TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Oxford UK each summer -- TED includes the award-winning TEDTalks video site, the Open Translation Project and Open TV Project, the inspiring TED Fellows and TEDx programs, and the annual TED Prize.
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