Educating in a Time of Student Empowerment

Educators across the nation are encountering an empowered student body!

How will we, teachers and educators, respond to the young people  demanding responsible social, civic, and moral leadership from adults while, at the same time, demonstrating just such leadership themselves?

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Nurturing Peace Through Music & Drama

Humanity’s Child is a socially conscious work that also seeks to entertain.
 Humanity’s Child’s “message” to all the millennials out there is this: “Speak up for what you know is right and do it from a place of joy and optimism.”

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STUDENT

VOICES

National School Walkout
Source: http://www2.peacefirst.org/

 

Women’s March Youth Empower leader Winnie Minisee shares her thoughts on the #NationalSchoolWalkout and the growing anti-gun violence movement as inclusive and intersectional.  “If we neglect the intersections of race, gender, and socioeconomic factors, we will see solutions that look like this: arming teachers; instilling more police in schools; and further stigmatizing mental health issues.” more.

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED

RESOURCE

 

Peace First teaches children how to act peacefully, inspires and enables teachers to teach peacemaking skills, and encourages all of us to see and celebrate the role that young peacemakers can have in changing their own lives, their schools, communities, and the world at large. 

Founded in 1992 in response to the youth violence epidemic, Peace First is able to create lasting change in schools because they integrate everything they do into the core academic mission of schools by providing educators with critical skills and knowledge to integrate social-emotional learning into the school’s curriculum and culture—beginning with the classroom and extending into the whole school. more

OUR eBOOK DOWNLOAD
OF THE MONTH

The “teachable moment” has been a staple of educational belief for generations, the idea that circumstances may present a moment in time when the student is optimally ready to learn. This is such a moment for students across the nation; they are ready to learn! They are asking how to live in a time and place where kids die in schools!

 

A TEACHABLE MOMENT

 

A FRAMEWORK for  EDUCATING

in a

TIME of STUDENT EMPOWERMENT

 

Dr. Jack Tierney
Excerpts from Keynotes & Presentations

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OUR VIMEO VIDEO
OF THE MONTH

‘DR. T in ACTION!”
https://vimeo.com/263170157

 

Excerpts from a recent presentation
for a college nursing faculty.

 

A good view of Jack in his element!

 

OUR YOUTUBE
VIDEO OF THE MONTH

“I’M SPEAKIN’ UP TODAY!”
with the cast of Humanity’s Child.


Dedicated to the
Stoneman-Douglas High School survivors
who are “speakin’ up today!”


See the video!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5z-iviBlPc


Support the kids!
https://marchforourlives.com/

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