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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 can youth influence bullying prevention?

By Rachael Foster, AmeriCorps Member and Blogger of the Week! In February, I attended the Memorial Community Plunge in South Bend. This event focused on the challenges and strategies of taking on the modern neighborhood bully. A victim used to … 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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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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How does Take Ten instill lifelong learning?

By Lauren Kross, AmeriCorps member The most rewarding aspect of teaching Take Ten is spending time with the students each week. Their energy and excitement is infectious. No matter how I’m feeling, the students have a way of picking me … 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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Take Ten is time well spent

By Thomas Mann, Take Ten Volunteer I look forward to Take Ten every week because I enjoy interacting with the students. I enjoy laughing at the jokes, seeing that they understand the ideas that we share with them, and getting … 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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