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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 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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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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Students can have a positive change on community

By Amy Porter, Take Ten Volunteer and Seminar Student If my students could only take one thing away from Take Ten, I would want it to be the realization that they have the power and ability to create a positive … 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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Volunteer finds change in perspective regarding violence

By Anna Marie Boarini, Take Ten Volunteer and blogger of the week! When I began volunteering with Take Ten, I was taking a seminar with Ellen Kyes. In the class, we learned about youth violence, how boys and girls handle … Continue reading

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