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Inspired Leadership Initiative

For some, learning about a new path can happen after completing a successful career in one field or another. Take a look inside the Inspired Leadership Initiative at the University of Notre Dame and see what's being done to make adults into students again. 

Date uploaded: October 12, 2018

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    • October 3rd, 2018

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      October 3rd, 2018

      This week, we meet fine arts students who are using new technology to grow their skills, visit a unique after-school program, revisit Goodwill's interview training class, and attend a conference with teachers who are learning about an innovative approach to discipline.

      October 3, 2018
    • September 12th, 2018

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      September 12th, 2018

      This week, we meet students who are thinking about their future careers, learn more about student resource officers, explore resources designed to help homeless students, and visit the Goodwill Career Center where students learn interview skills to get a job following incarceration or addiction.

      September 12, 2018
    • August 22nd, 2018

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      August 22nd, 2018

      This week, we learn how one school is working to prevent the summer slip, hike with students who are learning all about raptors, visit with campers who are growing and eating new food, and head to Central Lake to meet students from Wawasee who are taking a wakeboaring class.

      August 22, 2018
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      August 1st, 2018

      This week, we head to Summer Camp! We check out a theater camp, architecture camp, gardening camp and STEM camp.

      August 1, 2018
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      July 18th, 2018

      This week, we meet teachers spending their summer learning to teach the whole child, head outside with students learning all about raptors, learn about one community's approach to improving literacy, and check out a study that explores what resources would be most helpful to homeless students.

      July 18, 2018
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      June 20th, 2018

      This week, we meet professors from Holy Cross College who are giving inmates at Westville Correctional Facility the opportunity to earn an associate's and bachelor's degree and we look back at stories on music education, food allergies, and political protests in school.

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      June 6th, 2018

      We kick off the summer 2018 and head to Michigan to learn about raptors and meet community members working to improve literacy. We also revisit a couple of our favorite stories from the spring!

      June 6, 2018
    • May 23rd, 2018

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      May 23rd, 2018

      This week, we meet students who are finding their political voices after tragedy, explore hands-on science opportunities, understand the positive impacts of music on young children, and revisit a therapeutic riding center.

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      May 9th, 2018

      This week, we meet peers who help classmates navigate the social aspects of school, learn about a nut-free classroom, talk about administrators preparing students for major building transitions, and meet students who are learning to live with Parkinson's.

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      April 25th, 2018

      We visit LoveWay in Middlebury where students with disabilities learn to ride and care for horses; meet students who are preparing for the citizenship exam by working on their English skills; learn about a partnership between The Crossing and local businesses to build a prepared workforce; and explore agriculture technology education in Indiana through a new hybrid approach of online and hands-on learning.

      April 25, 2018
    • Inspired Leadership Initiative University of Notre Dame

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      Inspired Leadership Initiative University of Notre Dame

      For some, learning about a new path can happen after completing a successful career in one field or another. Take a look inside the Inspired Leadership Initiative at the University of Notre Dame and see what's being done to make adults into students again. 

    • Conscious Discipline

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      Sometimes disciplining children can be as simple as asking them why they did the negative action in the first place. This style is known as Conscious Discipline and the aim is to teach positive action through demonstration and recognition. A group of teachers took the time to learn the ins and outs of this form of self awareness in the classroom.

    • Spoonful of Imagination

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      Spoonful of Imagination is a non-profit art studio located in Warsaw, Indiana. Kids and adults have the opportunity to come in and take classes, workshops, or just have fun with arts and crafts. 

    • The Fine Arts Mishawaka High School

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      The fine arts can be an important, but often overlooked aspect of student life. These creative outlets allow students to take a more hands on approach and explore as aspect of education they may not get in other classes throughout the school day. Brent travels to Mishawaka High School where young artists are encouraged to think outside the box.

    • School Resource Officers

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      In an effort to add extra layers of safety, many schools have put into use School Resource Officers. These are trained police officers who work with school staff and students to make sure everyone inside stays safe in the event of an emergency.

    • How to Ace an Interview Goodwill Industries of Michiana

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      How to Ace an Interview Goodwill Industries of Michiana

      At Goodwill, students are given renewed confidence when it comes to interviewing for a new job following incarceration or addiction recovery.

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      Students who dream of designing and building are given the opportunity to build various types of athletic boards like skateboards and wakeboards through a class known as Gone Boarding. The program goes beyond the simple creation of these boards, but also the riding and enjoying of them.

    • Career Analysis Organization of America

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      Everyone at some time in their early life has been asked what they want to do when they grow up. One organization was founded to provide educational opportunities allowing students to learn about potential career paths. 

    • Pop-up Libraries

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      Making sure kids don't lose what they learned during the previous school year can be as easy as giving kids a new book to read. A new program in Niles, Michigan created a series of pop-up libraries to give out free books to children.

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      Students spent their summer getting dirty at Unity Gardens! They tried new foods and learned how to grow them. 

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