Developing a Positive Self Image
Have you heard of Olivia Russo-Hood?
Learning to Fail Forward
Trainers at School of Thoughts are certified in YouthMax and YouthMax Plus, youth leadership development curriculum of the John Maxwell Team. The programs inspire and equip young people to value themselves and others through their own self image, showing compassion to others, persevering amidst adversity, and creating a daily routing of successful attitudes and behaviors.
This program is designed to give today's young people practical tools and ideas to help them navigate life in four key areas:
Have you heard of Nick Vujicic?
FREE Youth Training and Programs held twice annually worldwide!
Nick is an international speaker and best selling author, and the first YouthMax program ambassador. Nick's values of perseverance, overcoming difficulties, and positive self image have transformed the lives of millions of young adults and youth around the world. He is passionate about helping young people live to their fullest potential. The YouthMax Plus program consists of 5 facilitator led sessions for kids (age 8-11) and teens (12-18). Kids learn about building strong relationships and adding value to others.
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Developing Strong Personal Character
A survey released by the Josephson Institute of Ethics on the values and ethical actions of high school students shows:
Olivia is pictured above and is an international speaker and multiple award recipient for her social entrepreneurship and humanitarian efforts. She founded Save the Earth Projects at the age of 10 and loves speaking to young people and adults about social responsibility. Olivia's story is one of rising above obstacles, overcoming the challenge of losing a home in a FEMA disaster, maintaining a positive outlook despite double concussions, and her talks and presentations impact young people worldwide. Her initiatives have raised thousands of dollars for charities and provided things like food, shoes, and funds across the world.
Stand Up and Be Counted
"The Leadership Game is a fabulous way to get young people thinking critically about
what it means to be a leader and begin to articulate how to use every day experiences to grow.
I saw multiple youth stop and think before speaking to share what was in their heart,
as well as what could benefit others in the room.
I highly recommend this game for all students. It helps them to tap into the leader inside of them."
- Arin P. - Middle School Math Teacher