Ferial Pearson and Iman Pearson (who was a member of Guided by Kids last year) will give students a presentation about Secret Agents of Kindness, a program we hope to implement which encourages empathy for and engagement with people who can benefit from a helping hand or a supportive word. Since all people who can benefit that kind of personal engagement, we believe this is a valuable element to add to what we teach in Guided by Kids. Also, a reminder to students who have al
Yesterday, November 27, 2018, Guided by Kids participated as a non-profit organization in the International Day of Giving. Counting all donations given, which some folks sent before yesterday, when I announced Guided by Kids would be involved in this fundraiser, we were blessed by donations of $3205! Yesterday we had $1920 given of that total. I know of one check in the mail on the way, and usually a few more people who missed that this kind of fundraiser was taking place w
We have 6 inspiration speeches to be given this Thursday. After those presentations and feedback to all speakers, you will get a thorough introduction to researched persuasive speaking, which is our next speaking project!
If you are one of the students who did not do your inspiration speech for the entire class at our last session, you should be ready to go for class this Thursday, November 8, at 6 p.m. at the Kroc Center. If we do not get all of the remaining speeches finished tonight, the rest will be given at our next class on Thursday, November 15. Also, some good news. We have the laptop computers to give to students in Guided by Kids who need them, and you can get them this Thursday to