Tag Archives: conflict

Why is it important to plan?

By Melissa Buddie, Take Ten Volunteer Over the past few months, my team and I have learned to adapt our lesson plan to unforeseen challenges or circumstances. This has not always been easy for our team. Sometimes, we are forced … Continue reading

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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

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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

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How can youth influence bullying prevention?

By Rachael Foster, AmeriCorps Member and Blogger of the Week! In February, I attended the Memorial Community Plunge in South Bend. This event focused on the challenges and strategies of taking on the modern neighborhood bully. A victim used to … Continue reading

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What is your biggest challenge as a volunteer?

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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

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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

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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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Volunteer applies Take Ten to her own life

By Anna Marie Boarini, Take Ten Volunteer I use Take Ten in my life all the time. Not that I am constantly in conflict, but life is full of ups and downs and Take Ten can help me deal with … Continue reading

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Volunteer hopes to change student outlook on violence

By Victoria Tokarski, Take Ten Volunteer If my students could take away one thing from Take Ten, I would want them to remember that there are nonviolent ways to solving conflicts. I have seen how easily some students can get … Continue reading

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