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The #1 Empowerment Education Principle to Decrease Stress and Make a Healthier and More Successful School Year

The new school year has begun. Heavy book bags, textbooks, lunch boxes, school supplies, and grades are the focus. Millions of students are waking up with different levels of trepidation about school. Will my teacher be nice and fair? Will I be liked and have friends? Will I look stupid? Will I know the answer when […]

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Connection as Protection – An Early Educators Perspective on Arming Schools

Corrie Hill-Price Our schools deserve the protection of Connection. Brené Brown defines connection as “the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.”  Arming our schools with connection can change the isolating “survival […]

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What is Success?

Madeline Moore – Western Carolina University Senior “What the world doesn’t tell you – because it doesn’t know – is that you cannot become successful. You can only be successful. Don’t let a mad world tell you that success is anything other than a successful present moment.”                  […]

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5 Things Schools Can Do To Empower Students

RESEARCH shows that our young people are struggling. They are faced with pressures and disconnections that have resulted in three main childhood life-threatening epidemics that I call the “BIG 3”- -Chronic Disease -Depression/Addiction/Suicide -Violence/Crime/Incarceration The statistics from the Big 3 for our American youth are severe, preventable, and not necessary.  Here are just a few of […]

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An Empowerment School Field Trip for 4-Year-Olds  

By Corrie Hill Price Often in traditional school field trips are agreed upon by my school staff, teachers, and parents. Children are often invited into the process shortly before leaving or not at all. In the Empowered Partnership Paradigm of Education, field trips are developed with the children to promote concepts such as self-leadership, inquiry, […]

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