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The Free-Child Project: This organization supports children and youth to create "world-changers". They provide training, materials, books, and consultants. This program addresses problems plaguing our world today- racism, environmental concerns, sexism, corruption of government, etc... and teaches children how to make a change through peaceful protests and educated reform. I would LOVE to learn more about this program and involve my students this year.

An approach that intentionally trains young people in community organizing and advocacy, youth-led activism also assists children and youth in putting these skills to action in order to alter power…

19 Tips to Boost Confidence Right Now, Because You're Awesome #health #happiness #confidence

19 Tips to Boost Confidence Right Now, Because You're Awesome

19 Tips to Boost Confidence Right Now, Because You're Awesome confidence boost, confidence quotes, becoming confident

It's Monday and we have a motivator for you. Here is a video of Herbert Puchta speaking about how creativity improves language learning in the young learner classroom from Super Minds. We'd love for you to visit our blog,  Cambridge Conversations, http://www.cambridge.org/elt/blog/, which shares more ideas, articles and exchanges about the world of ELT teaching.

Herbert Puchta, co-author of Super Minds, explains how creativity improves language learning in the young learner classroom with examples from Super Minds.

At MEDLIFE's health education workshops, our nursing staff covers a range of topics from how to detect breast cancer to sexual health and preventative measures. #POTW

At MEDLIFE's health education workshops, our nursing staff covers a range of topics from how to detect breast cancer to sexual health and preventative measures.

Well, this is poignant and made me cry. "This Spoken Word Slam About Social Media and Technology Showcases the Digital Divide in Our Lives"

This Spoken Word Slam About Social Media and Technology Showcases the Digital Divide in Our Lives

Post by Prince Ea. Can we autocorrect humanity? That's the premise behind this spoken word poetry by the rapper Prince Ea that will make you rethink how

Link2....Special Olympics - PROJECT UNIFY  an education-based project that uses sports and education programs to activate young people to develop school communities where all youth are agents of change – fostering respect, dignity and advocacy for people with intellectual disabilities.

We're a proud partner of Special Olympics - Project UNIFY!

All-boys Watts high school has 100 percent college acceptance. For over 50 years, Verbum Dei School in Watts has been a safe haven and a launch pad for educational success. This year, every senior at the Jesuit all-boys high school has been accepted to college.

All-boys Watts high school has 100 percent college acceptance

NFLtv.org: Your Source for Speech and Debate Videos. A great resource of videos for many speech and debate events.

NFLtv.org: Your Source for Speech and Debate Videos. A great resource of videos for many speech and debate events.

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: A family in Riobamba, Ecuador prepares for the school day after attending a Mobile Clinic in their community. In addition to providing local doctors, dentists, gynecologists and pharmacists, we also provide preventative exams such as Pap smears and breast cancer screenings. When we see patients during a Mobile Clinic who require additional services, we make a commitment to provide them with year-round patient follow-up care…

PHOTO OF THE DAY: A family in Riobamba, Ecuador prepares for the school day after attending a Mobile Clinic in their community. In addition to providing.

100 Ways to meet the needs of your gifted child

100 ways to keep your gifted child stimulated

Self-Awareness: How Kids Make Sense of Life Experiences | Good teachers help children reflect on their thinking. | Marilyn Price-Mitchell PhD |Psychology Today

This image reminds me of over-excitabilities and restless minds of gifted students. This image also captures an expression of angst which can sometimes be present in gifted students who wrestle with many of life's existential questions.

Hear some straight talk from New York City middle-schoolers about race and what it's like to grow up today.  

Being 12: 'People Think I'm Supposed to Talk Ghetto, Whatever That Is.'

Recently, New York Public Radio (WNYC) decided to go straight to kids themselves and asked a group of “What are you?” for the radio series “Being Their answers revealed the array of complex experiences that pre-teens face every day based on their race.

An Alternative To Suspension And Expulsion: 'Circle Up!'. A restorative justice circle at Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland, Calif.

An Alternative To Suspension And Expulsion: 'Circle Up!'

Restorative Justice and Community Circles have worked wonders at our school! "An Alternative To Suspension And Expulsion: 'Circle Up! A restorative justice circle at Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland, Calif.

Free Growth Mindset Resources for Teachers, School Counselors, and Parents!

Growth Mindset Resource Round-Up

What is a Growth Mindset? One of the latest education buzz-words is "growth mindset." What exactly is a growth mindset? Simply put, growth mindset is the belief that we can get smarter through hard w

In OYC program,Clowning Around, the instructor leads circus games and teaches pantomime with everyday objects. The students must take and use an everyday object, such as a plate, and act out a scene using the object to represent something other than what it really is and other than anyone else in the room has previously done. Students critique each other and perfect their performances. The program strengthens higher order and creative thinking skills.

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Children swing in the front yard of their small school in the Amazonian jungle of Tena, Ecuador. 60 children and two teachers now benefit from a recent MEDLIFE Hygiene Project that provided them with two new bathrooms and a shower. One of many ways MEDLIFE ensures sustainability in the areas we work.     Vist www.medlifeweb.org to find out how you contribute to our work in Latin America!    Photo: Lindsay Bigda

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Children swing in the front yard of their small school in the Amazonian jungle of Tena, Ecuador. 60 children and two teachers now benefit from a recent MEDLIFE Hygiene Project that provided them with two new bathrooms and a shower. One of many ways MEDLIFE ensures sustainability in the areas we work. Vist www.medlifeweb.org to find out how you contribute to our work in Latin America! Photo: Lindsay Bigda

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