Category: Breaking Fear

The Courage to Be Playful

As you’ve probably noticed, this month’s theme has been courage. One of the origins of the word courage is the Old French “cuer,” meaning “heart.” We have marked February by opening our hearts to love and history, and by asking our hearts to take small difficult steps…

Finding the Courage to Start

This month’s theme is “small courageous conversations” because fear, and not hate, is the opposite of love. Courage is often described not as an absence of fear, but as the ability to act in the face of fear. The science of courage tells us that we…

Join the 2019 RJ Connection Series

Elaine is honored to be invited as one of 12+ global RJ Guides for the 2019 Connection Series. A 12-Month Ongoing Opportunity to Connect, Share, Solution-Build and Participate with a Diverse  Faculty & Global Community via Web- and Telecast. The year-long series allows participants…

Get Kids Involved in Interviewing an Elder

Download PDF version of Get Kids Involved. MORE RESOURCES FROM STORY CORPS StoryCorps Education World: lesson plans and resources to help young people: Discover the power of their own voice Learn about the importance of listening Gain empathy and understanding for people who are…

2 Steps to Better Parent Teacher Meetings

Whether you are a teacher, a parent, or both, parent-teacher conferences (and meetings throughout the year) do not have to be stressful. Instead, they can be an opportunity for everyone to get on the same page on how to best support our children. This…