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Peacekeeping and Conflict Prevention Power Point by Grant, Bracken and James


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  • 1. NMSV Bracken Wilde Grant Gustafson James Kelly No More School Violence
  • 2.
    • Terrorism and violence around the world especially in the Middle East.
    • Terrorism and violence transferring to schools around the world especially in the USA.
    • Millions of people are dying everyday.
    • There is not enough peacekeeping in the world.
    • We need to stop this issue before it takes over the world.
    Our Global Issue
  • 3. Fighting terrorism is like being a goalkeeper. You can make a hundred brilliant saves but the only shot that people remember is the one that gets past you. PAUL WILKINSON, London Daily Telegraph, Sep. 1, 1992
  • 4.
    • People are unable to travel because of the spread of violence.
    • Violence is bringing suppression and anguish to people and schools.
    • Innocent people are dying.
    What’s Happening
  • 5.
    • Peacekeepers are being deployed to countries that are in a violent struggle.
    • Borders are being controlled by government militants.
    • Peace treaties are trying to be signed between countries in war.
    • Violence and terrorism is trying to be averted and solved all around the world and in schools.
    What’s Being Done
  • 6.
    • Terrorism in the world spreads all around.
    • Terrorism spreads vary easily.
    • Big part of terrorism is with schools.
  • 7.
  • 8. Identified School-Related Violent Deaths:  2006-2007 School Year Total Deaths:   32 Breakdown by Type: Shooting:                    13 Suicides:                      6 Murder-Suicide:           8 Fight-Related:              1 Stabbing:                     4 Site: Case Study
  • 9.
  • 10.
    • There has been an increase of violence over the past years
    • This violence has transferred to schools
    • Many people around the world aren’t able to control their anger.
    • We believe we can make a difference.
  • 11.
    • Maps of School Shootings and Stabbings across America:
  • 12. Maps of School Shootings and Stabbings across America:
  • 13.
    • Link to great you tube video:
    • Violence in schools.
    • Stop the Violence: School Shootings
  • 14.
    • Over the past decade there has been an enormous increase of violence around the world. This malicious violence has then transferred into schooling.
  • 15. Tai Chi allows for releasing of stress and anger in a non violent, peaceful, and controlled way. This will lead to less violence in a schooling environment which will lead to less violence in all of the schools interactions.
  • 16.
    • There are 14 different variations of Tai Chi.
    • Tai chi was founded by Chang San-feng (1279-1368) 300-700 years ago.
    • One variation of Tai Chi is 120 movements.
    • Tai Chi can be translated into “Ultimate Boxing).
  • 17. “ Mastering others is strength, Mastering yourself is true power" by Lao-Tzu
  • 18. We are now going to do some activities. Before we do through we are going to put you into groups of 2 to 3 people. Think what do you do when you get stressed out and how to you feel?
  • 19. We are now going to show you a demonstration of Tai Chi and allow you to try too!
  • 20.
    • Do you think you would ever use Tai Chi?
    • Does this help you Calm down?
    • would you have time in the day to use Tai Chi?
  • 21. We are going to show you a quick video of us attempting to do Tai Chi.
  • 22.
    • We are NMSV which stands for No More School Violence.
    • Our aim is to help and try to stop school violence through Tai Chi.
  • 23.
    • Increase of violence around the world and in schools.
    • Educate people about violence in schools.
    • Teach people how they can make a difference.
    • Our organization can stop this violence in schools through Tai Chi.
    • Tai chi brings peace which can end this violence in schools.
  • 24.
    • To learn more about the issue of terrorism in schools and violence in schools.
    • Educate people on violence and terrorism in schools and how Tai Chi can help.
    • Be prepared for Tai Chi day.
    • Learn more about the use of Tai Chi.
    • Contact a teacher of Tai Chi who can teach the grade about Tai Chi.
    • Move the use of Tai Chi throughout 8 th grade.
  • 25.
    • To continue our teaching of Tai Chi in every aspect of our lives.
    • Try to have all grades try Tai Chi and if the stress relieving is a success create a schedule about when Tai Chi is taught on a weekly basis.
  • 26. Why this issue is important and why we should solve it?
    • People cant control their Anger.
    • People don’t get hurt as much.
  • 27.
    • Stop the world from crashing down around us.
    • Stop the malicious grasp that violence has on schools.
    • Prevent yourself from taking physical or mental pain or anguish.
    • Everyone feels equal and people live in harmony.
  • 28.
    • Go and visit our wiki
    • Everything in more depth.
    • Related links
    • More picks, and youtubes
  • 29. We have a petition that you are able to sign after this presentation to take up the fight to stop violence and terrorism in schools and to make this world a more peaceful place. On our wiki, you can also sign up for Tai Chi lessons with a Tai Chi master who has practiced his art all of his life.
  • 30. Thank you for watching, and remember to do your part to stop school violence by changing the one person you can change, yourself! Make yourself peaceful and set an example for others and someday the world will be filled up with an enormous and impenetrable layer of peace with violence as a complete non factor on this Earth.