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Be The Change You Want To See In The World: Implementing Peace Education In A Middle School Classroom
“Who Are These Guys??” <ul><li>Frank Pollifrone </li></ul><ul><li>Ron Hundley </li></ul><ul><li>Rus Binkley </li></ul>
Genesis of Something Amazing <ul><li>10 years of teaching together </li></ul><ul><li>Placed as a 2-person team </li></ul><...
The Founding of PeaceJam <ul><li>Dawn & Ivan Video will be here if I can figure how to do it :-) </li></ul>
<ul><li>Youth and Nobel Peace Laureates working together to change the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Built on a pyramid of thre...
Global Call To Action <ul><li>Equal Access to Water and Other Natural Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Ending Racism and Hate <...
Beginnings  <ul><li>Dr. Vicki Faircloth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Denver, CO – Home of PeaceJam </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Western...
Building Something Amazing <ul><li>Defining roles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Frank Pollifrone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ron Hu...
Empowering Students to Change their School, Community and World <ul><li>Take Personal/Community Survey </li></ul><ul><ul><...
50 Fourteen year olds change the World <ul><li>Insert Photostory of projects here. </li></ul>
Help from WCU <ul><li>Mentoring and being Mentored </li></ul><ul><li>Service Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Learning to teach ...
Preparing for FL Conference Meeting Betty Williams <ul><li>Raising the $$ to get there </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Civic Orgainz...
PeaceJam Southeast Tallahassee, Florida <ul><li>Betty Williams </li></ul><ul><li>Small Groups </li></ul><ul><li>What the k...
What difference can we make? <ul><li>Impact on Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transformation to global thinkers and empath...
What PeaceJam meant to Kayleigh
Dos  &  Don'ts <ul><li>Dedicate a block of time Smaller team is easier </li></ul><ul><li>Trust & Let go </li></ul><ul><li>...
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  1. 2. Be The Change You Want To See In The World: Implementing Peace Education In A Middle School Classroom
  2. 3. “Who Are These Guys??” <ul><li>Frank Pollifrone </li></ul><ul><li>Ron Hundley </li></ul><ul><li>Rus Binkley </li></ul>
  3. 4. Genesis of Something Amazing <ul><li>10 years of teaching together </li></ul><ul><li>Placed as a 2-person team </li></ul><ul><li>Started an Action Research Project for HP’s Technology for Teaching Grant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students researched community factors that were negatively linked to educational success </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students developed creative solutions for these projects. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students presented these ideas to leaders of the community. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers became coaches and collaborators (we sure didn’t know the answers) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authentic collaborations among students and authentic learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authentic non-fiction reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Real” research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem solving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication skills – Public Speaking </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. The Founding of PeaceJam <ul><li>Dawn & Ivan Video will be here if I can figure how to do it :-) </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Youth and Nobel Peace Laureates working together to change the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Built on a pyramid of three simple ideas: Education , Inspiration , and Action . </li></ul>
  6. 7. Global Call To Action <ul><li>Equal Access to Water and Other Natural Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Ending Racism and Hate </li></ul><ul><li>Halting the Spread of Global Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminating Extreme Poverty </li></ul><ul><li>Social Justice and Human Rights for All </li></ul><ul><li>Rights for Women and Children, and their Role as Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Restoring Earth's Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Controlling the Proliferation of Weapons </li></ul><ul><li>Investing in Human Security </li></ul><ul><li>Breaking the Cycle of Violence </li></ul>
  7. 8. Beginnings <ul><li>Dr. Vicki Faircloth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Denver, CO – Home of PeaceJam </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Western Carolina University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PeaceJam Southeast – Florida State University </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Service Learning Projects for 8 th Graders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Waynesville Middle School </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Building Something Amazing <ul><li>Defining roles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Frank Pollifrone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ron Hundley </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Russ Binkley & WCU </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Making Decisions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How do you know where to start? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who do you ask when you’re confused? </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Empowering Students to Change their School, Community and World <ul><li>Take Personal/Community Survey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discover where your passions lie </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Which of the Global Calls to Action speak to you? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Look at the problems in your community (local or worldwide) and think about what YOU can do to help. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Be prepared for the “nothing” response </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 11. 50 Fourteen year olds change the World <ul><li>Insert Photostory of projects here. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Help from WCU <ul><li>Mentoring and being Mentored </li></ul><ul><li>Service Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Learning to teach for Social Justice </li></ul>
  12. 13. Preparing for FL Conference Meeting Betty Williams <ul><li>Raising the $$ to get there </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Civic Orgainzations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Who gets to go?? </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Involvement </li></ul>
  13. 14. PeaceJam Southeast Tallahassee, Florida <ul><li>Betty Williams </li></ul><ul><li>Small Groups </li></ul><ul><li>What the kids thought </li></ul>
  14. 15. What difference can we make? <ul><li>Impact on Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transformation to global thinkers and empathetic citizens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Critical thinking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Speaking/self-expression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 16. What PeaceJam meant to Kayleigh
  16. 17. Dos & Don'ts <ul><li>Dedicate a block of time Smaller team is easier </li></ul><ul><li>Trust & Let go </li></ul><ul><li>Live with some chaos, ambiguity and messiness </li></ul><ul><li>Help kids develop their focus without being heavy handed </li></ul><ul><li>Involve students of all abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Give up control to students – their better fundraisers than you are </li></ul><ul><li>Decide how much time you’re comfortable letting go of </li></ul><ul><li>not just an add-on </li></ul><ul><li>Be afraid to use volunteers from the community </li></ul><ul><li>Be uncomfortable with strangers in your classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>GIVE UP!!! </li></ul>

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