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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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From Loneliness to Love: The Empowerment Journey of a College Student

Melissa Habit – i.b.mee. Intern – Western Carolina University English Graduate Student My educational journey has comprised of many ups and downs. From the time I started kindergarten until my senior year of college, I attended nine different schools—two elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools, and three colleges. My continual transitions from school […]

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