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Asset Champions Celebration Power Point

Council Bluffs Celebration Slides

The Power of Words

The Power of Words, a group activity.

Questions To ask your kids after, “How was your day?”

Language development is one of the most important life-long skills. Talking with young children about their day promotes language development as well as social-emotional development.

Questions to ask your kids after, “How was school today?”

All parents want their children to be successful and research indicates that their involvement makes a difference.  Staying “in touch” with your child’s school day will communicate that you care and keep you informed about day to day events.

Questions to Ask High School Kids

Select one or two questions and try them out.  You could also have your high schooler choose questions to talk about.

YELL: Youth Engaged in Leadership & Learning Curriculum

This curriculum is designed for school, program, and community leaders to support authentic youth participation, promote effective policies and practices to strengthen communities, and support young people’s personal growth.  Learn  more about YELL & the John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities.

Introduction and Table of Contents

Unit 1 – Communication

Unit 2 – Leadership

Unit 3 – Research and Action

Appendix 1 – Senior Research Project

Appendix 2 – Community Youth Development and YELL

Appendix 3 – Team Builders

Asset Checklist

Asset Checklist

All People Need…

All People Need

Education Power Point

Educational Presentation

Thrive Power Point

Thrive Final Powerpoint