Prospect Sierra has partnered with U.C. Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center to host a TEDx conference on the topic of compassion in education, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. Tickets for the conference, scheduled for Saturday, June 11, 2011 at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, California, are now available online at: http://tedxgoldengateed.org. TED began in 1984 as a place for innovators and leaders in the fields of Technology, Entertainment and Design to share ideas. 26 years later, TED has become a global online and conference community of individuals and organizations who believe in the power of spreading ideas through videotaped presentations shared via the Internet. TED.com has a video library of over 600 amazing talks of such high quality that the site has become the platinum standard for innovation in digital storytelling…

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