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Video: Excellent Classroom Example of Dan Pink’s “One Sentence Project”


I’ve previously posted about Dan Pink’s idea of a “one sentence project” where students (and anybody) develop one sentence that defines how they will want people to describe them in the future. You can see useful resources for that project here.

My colleagues and I are preparing to do it with our ninth-grade classes, and in searching the Internet for examples, I found this excellent example that we’ll be showing to our students. I’ll be adding it to the previous link with all the other related resources:

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.


  1. I’d like to show it and inspire my advanced ESL class to do it. But if it’s on YouTube, my school system blocks it. Would it be possible to save these videos on Vimeo?

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