Tag Archives: culture

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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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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Take Ten volunteer reflects on the culture of violence today

By Catherine Peck-Phillips, Take Ten Volunteer I believe that the culture of violence makes it both easier and more difficult to teach Take Ten. With the constant exposure to violence that is prevalent in our society, kids learn to identify … Continue reading

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