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What will Take Ten students take with them?

By Amy Porter, Take Ten Volunteer and Blogger of the week As the spring semester of Take Ten comes to a close, I hope that my group of students take away the idea that they have the power to make … 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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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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What is so rewarding about being a volunteer?

By Amy Porter, Take Ten volunteer and seminar student I find the most rewarding aspect of volunteering with Take Ten to be the gratitude you receive from some of the students. When you have a student who clearly appreciates the Take … Continue reading

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Volunteer regains happiness through teaching

By Anna Marie Boarini, Take Ten Volunteer I have been volunteering with Take Ten for a few semesters and I really enjoy the work I do. There have been some really great memories, but my best memory ever came in … Continue reading

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Volunteer shares her favorite memory with Take Ten

By Victoria Tokarski, Take Ten Volunteer So far, my favorite memory with Take Ten occurred last year. I was in a classroom of older students and they usually found it difficult to pay attention and participate in discussions. However, my … 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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