Tolerant, inspire others


DPAN - Waiting on the World to Change

Students as Change Leaders

This Brooklyn court helps teens stay out of jail--and it's run entirely by teenagers


ISTE Connects. (2016, Mar. 11). How one kindergartener became a global citizen. ISTE. Retrieved March 13, 2016, from

8-year-old (2014, March 3). Michigan 8-year-old helps pay off students' school lunch debt. ABC 7 News. Retrieved March 3, 2014, from


Gibson, Caitlin. (2012, December 6). Loudoun girl, diagnosed with brain cancer, aims to help raise $1 million for Make-A-Wish Foundation. The Washington Post. Retrieved December 24, 2012, from
(Related links: Blog, Facebook Page,

(2009, April 2). 25 days to make a difference. 25 Days to Make a Difference. Retrieved November 2012, from


Borlongan, Kat. (2016, June 23). Letter to the 10-year-old who applied to the Paris summer innovation fellowship. Facebook. Retrieved July 1, 2016, from

Wood, Danielle. (n.d.). Can a 10-year-old change the world? Retrieved November 2012, from


Alford, Justine. (2015, January 20). 7th grader builds braille printer from lego. Retrieved January 25, 2015, from

Bellware, Kim. (2015, February 5). These middle school girls had an idea that could help Alzheimer's patients remember loved ones. Huffington Post. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from


Barseghian, Tina. (2011, June 1). Putting 21st century skills to action. Mind/Shift. Retrieved November 17, 2013, from


Leopold, Todd. (2013, January 15). How Aaron Swartz helped build the internet. CNNTech. Retrieved January 17, 2013, from


(2012, August 20). US teen invents advanced cancer test using Google. BBC News. Retrieved November 2012, from (Print link)

Huang, Justin. (2011, August 23). College dropout series: The whiz at quizlet. Albany Patch. Retrieved February 11, 2013, from (Additional details and video on TechCrunch)

(2014, February 26). MIT finds 15-year-old scouring trash bins for parts. What's he's built will leave you stunned. The San Francisco Times. Retrieved March 10, 2014, from


Froelich, Amanda. (2013, September 12). 16-year old invents bio-plastic from banana peels. True Activist. Retrieved February 18, 2014, from


Associated Press. (2007, December 26). U.S. teen brings new school to rural Cambodia. Retrieved November 2012, from

Groppe, Maureen. (2013, April 22). Obama praises invention by Williamston students. Lansing State Journal. Retrieved April 23, 2013, from

Roach, John. (n.d.). 17-year-old builds artificial 'brain' to detect breast cancer. Retrieved November 2012, from


Robertson, Joe. (2012, June 5). Blue valley senior is on the verge of a quantum leap for science. 913News. Retrieved January 22, 2013, from


(Note: Unlike the rest of the articles on this page, this article discusses a concept invented by a teen which has not yet been physically produced or tested.)

Griffiths, Sarah. (2013, September 9). Could a teenager save the world's oceans? Student, 19, claims his invention could clean up the seas in just five years. MailOnline. Retrieved February 18, 2014, from

Various Ages

The Huffington Post. (n.d.). The YSA list: Honoring the 25 most powerful and influential young people. Youth Service America. Retrieved November 2012, from

30 Under 30

Casserly, Meghan. (2012, December 17). 30 under 30: The millenials overhauling education and leaving no child (or teacher) behind. Forbes. Retrieved February 11, 2013, from


Historia de un letrero



Elmore, Tim. (2013, February 15). Three huge mistakes we make leading kids . . . and how to correct them. Tim Elmore on leading the next generation. Retrieved June 3, 2013, from

Kotter, John. (2013, January 9). Management is still not leadership. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved January 17, 2013, from