Category Archives: Take Ten Seminar Students

What is so rewarding about being a volunteer?

By Amy Porter, Take Ten volunteer and seminar student I find the most rewarding aspect of┬ávolunteering with Take Ten to be the gratitude you receive from some of the students. When you have a student who clearly appreciates the Take … Continue reading

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Students surprise Take Ten volunteer

By Amy Porter, Take Ten Seminar Student and Volunteer Coming back after winter break to start a new semester of Take Ten promised to be disheartening. I assumed that the students would have forgotten everything we had taught them during … Continue reading

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Students can have a positive change on community

By Amy Porter, Take Ten Volunteer and Seminar Student If my students could only take one thing away from Take Ten, I would want it to be the realization that they have the power and ability to create a positive … Continue reading

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Blogger of the week shares her thoughts on eliminating violence

By Amy Porter, Take Ten Volunteer, Seminar Student, and Blogger of the Week If I could eliminate one cause of violence it would definitely be the media. The media provides our society with violent television shows, movies, music and advertisements. … Continue reading

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Violence creates a canvas for learning

By Amy Porter, Take Ten Volunteer and Seminar Student Our culture of violence creates a canvas on which we, teachers of Take Ten, can paint our curriculum. Without this canvas, I think it would be difficult not only to teach … Continue reading

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