Tag Archives: conflict resolution

Take Ten Reflection by Amy Porter

My experience with the Take Ten program during my four years at Notre Dame has taught me so many things, but there are two that stand out to me at present. The first is that you always need to be … Continue reading

Posted in Take Ten Team Managers | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Take Ten Reflection by Amy Porter

Take Ten Team presents at Hannah & Friends

Yesterday, Take Ten Director Ellen Kyes presented a workshop on conflict resolution and violence prevention at Hannah & Friends in South Bend.  Kyes was assisted by Take Ten Team Members Lauren Kross and Rachael Foster. Attendees gained knowledge about the … Continue reading

Posted in AmeriCorps Members, Take Ten Volunteers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Take Ten Team presents at Hannah & Friends

How can you be a positive force in ending bullying?

By Lauren Kross, AmeriCorps Member Each week I teach at least four Take Ten classes in local schools.  In addition, I serve as the full time AmeriCorps member for the program and assist with several projects. Being a part of … Continue reading

Posted in AmeriCorps Members | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

How is bullying connected to technology?

By Anna Boarini, Take Ten Volunteer “Technology is an amazing when it works,” said my Mom. I agree with her, but I would add that technology is an amazing thing when it works and is used in a positive manner. … Continue reading

Posted in Take Ten Volunteers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on How is bullying connected to technology?

How has technology changed bullying?

By Melissa Buddie, Take Ten Volunteer Technology has presented new challenges in combating bullying in school. Through cell phones and social media, a student can bully another from outside the classroom. This makes it hard for the victim to escape … Continue reading

Posted in Take Ten Volunteers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How does Take Ten instill lifelong learning?

By Lauren Kross, AmeriCorps member The most rewarding aspect of teaching Take Ten is spending time with the students each week. Their energy and excitement is infectious. No matter how I’m feeling, the students have a way of picking me … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on How does Take Ten instill lifelong learning?

Take Ten Presentation at AmeriCorps Mid-year Retreat

By Lauren Kross, AmeriCorps Member On February 23, I provided AmeriCorps members at the mid-year retreat with an interactive presentation on conflict resolution and violence prevention. As adults, we tend to think about ways to eliminate violence or neglect the … Continue reading

Posted in AmeriCorps Members | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Take Ten Presentation at AmeriCorps Mid-year Retreat

Violence can be prevented

By Rocky Stroud II, Take Ten Volunteer and AmeriCorps Member for Take Ten Upon beginning Take Ten, my views on youth violence and conflict resolution narrowed to girl gossip and cyber bullying. After entering the local schools, I came to … Continue reading

Posted in AmeriCorps Members | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Violence can be prevented

Change in perspective for Take Ten volunteer

By Thomas Mann, Take Ten Volunteer Like many first time volunteers, I did not know what to expect the first day I walked into a classroom as a Take Ten volunteer.  I was eager to see how much the students … Continue reading

Posted in Take Ten Volunteers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Change in perspective for Take Ten volunteer