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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 do students impact the classroom environment?

By Carlos Leyva, Take Ten Volunteer and AmeriCorps member I love the atmosphere of excitement and yearning to learn in the classroom when I enter. The students bring an energy that helps us teach Take Ten effectively. The most rewarding … Continue reading

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Blogger of the week shares vision for Take Ten students

By Thomas Mann, Take Ten Volunteer and Blogger of the Week I think that the most special thing about Take Ten is the encouragement of constructive dialogue.  Take Ten teaches students not to avoid conflict but to face it directly … Continue reading

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Living by Take Ten principles

By Lauren Kross, Take Ten AmeriCorps Member and Volunteer After serving with Take Ten for six months, I have noticed a definite change in my life. Through my teaching and service opportunities with Take Ten, I have learned more about … 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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