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Taking Action at Sciennes

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Sciennes Primary School P4-7 Assembly led by Mr Forrest Howie. Learning from inspiring examples how we can become changemakers through simple acts.

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Taking Action at Sciennes

  1. 1. Sciennes P4-7 Assembly 13.11.15 Mr Howie
  2. 2. What can we do?
  3. 3. To make changes HAPPEN we will need understanding!
  4. 4. To make changes HAPPEN we will need ‘weapons!’
  5. 5. The International Community Victims
  6. 6. The International Community Victims Perpetrators
  7. 7. The International Community Victims Perpetrators Collaborators
  8. 8. The International Community Victims Perpetrators Collaborators Bystanders
  9. 9. The International Community Victims Perpetrators Collaborators Bystanders
  10. 10. The International Community Victims Perpetrators Collaborators Bystanders Helpers
  11. 11. The International Community Victims Perpetrators Collaborators Bystanders Helpers
  12. 12. What can we do?
  13. 13. What have some people done?
  14. 14. Samantha Smith The Little Ambassador
  15. 15. GEORGE CLOONEY SOCIAL BITE
  16. 16. Educate yourself Find out about the issue. Learn about both sides of the argument.
  17. 17. Think about it Take time to think about what YOU think should happen.
  18. 18. DO SOMETHING!!!
  19. 19. Educate others Share your knowledge and ideas with your friends.* (But respect their opinions too!
  20. 20. Complain…
  21. 21. ..or better still, encourage
  22. 22. Say ‘Thank You’ to someone who has done something you agree with
  23. 23. Don’t expect change to happen quickly…if at all
  24. 24. To make changes HAPPEN we will need ‘weapons’!
  25. 25. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  26. 26. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  27. 27. The pen is mightier than the sword
  28. 28. James Gillespie’s High School students voted to name their new school building ‘The Malala Building’ in honour of Malala Yousafzai
  29. 29. JGHS Malala Building
  30. 30. JGHS Malala Building
  31. 31. Write
  32. 32. on November 22, 1982, Time magazine published an issue with Andropov on the cover. When Samantha Smith viewed the edition, she asked her mother, "If people are so afraid of him, why doesn't someone write a letter asking whether he wants to have a war or not?". Her mother replied…
  33. 33. "Why don't you?"
  34. 34. "Why don't you?"
  35. 35. What did she do when she didn’t get a reply?
  36. 36. “The best thing you can do is the right thing...” Theodore Roosevelt
  37. 37. “…the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing…” Theodore Roosevelt
  38. 38. “…the worst thing you can do is nothing.” Theodore Roosevelt
  39. 39. “There is never a right time to do a difficult thing.” John Porter

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