Exclusive to The Hero Construction Company, you can win an “admit-two” ticket to an advance screening of Disney/Pixars’s BRAVE at Novi’s Emagine Cinema. We have 25 passes that admit two people – they could be yours. How to Enter Use the comments below to describe your favourite female hero. This hero can be from history, […]
Megan Landry just emailed me to let you guys know about her song, “Stronger”. She’s 15 years old and wrote the song about her experience with bullying.
It is very easy to find the term anti-bully these days. Look in any school and there’s a good chance you’ll see it on the walls. Look in the news and you’ll see governments (state, local, school) using it. It’s a term that has started making me cringe. For four quite different reasons.
It’s Bullying Month in the U.S. – probably Anti-bullying, but you get the point. That means a lot of well-intentioned people will be saying really unhelpful things to kids across the country. Some will be telling the bullied kids to toughen up. Some will be punishing the perpetrators. Some will be presenting assemblies to improve […]
It is simply heartbreaking to watch Jamey Rodemeyer, a 14-year old from Buffalo, use a video to share his message of strength to other gay teens.
Each one of these actors chose to do something good instead of choosing to do nothing – the choice of so many others.
I saw this speech live in May. You’re going to love it.
I found this interview fascinating, not only because it is not what I expected from Russell Brand. The difference between heroes and celebrities is the first hurdle I jump when speaking to students. I wish I could communicate it as well as this guy.
Claudia St. Amour of Birmingham Schools decided to approach the Hero’s Journey Competition from a different angle. She conducted a school-wide exercise explaining the hero’s journey model to her students and then challenging them to set off on their own journeys at school. Some of those students submitted their journeys, so I’ve published them below. […]
You may have seen this video earlier this week – your students probably have. It contains a couple of quite violent acts committed by two kids at an Australian high school. Essentially a young bully is violently stopped by the boy he is tormenting. Obviously I don’t condone violence as an answer and I make […]