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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

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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 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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Blogger of the week shares her favorite memory

By Melissa Buddie, Take Ten Volunteer and Blogger of the week My favorite memory as a volunteer with Take Ten involves a young boy who rarely spoke up during the time that my teammates and I were teaching Take Ten. … Continue reading

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Students offer words of wisdom to AmeriCorps member

By Lauren Kross, Take Ten AmeriCorps Member One of my favorite moments with Take Ten so far happened last week. We got through the lesson with ease and the students were well behaved. At the end of the class, I … 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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The Take Ten Effect

By Rocky Stroud II, Take Ten Volunteer and AmeriCorps Member Take Ten has changed my perception on many day to day experiences. Since serving with Take Ten, I have noticed myself stopping and thinking about the lessons I teach each … Continue reading

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AmeriCorps Member reflects on Take Ten involvement

By Reem Abu-Gdairi, Take Ten Volunteer and AmeriCorps Member at the Robinson Community Learning Center Youth violence had always been an issue that adults I’ve grown up around tend to look at as a natural part of growing up. In … Continue reading

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