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Under Construction: Building Community & Character...With Grit & Grace

Come join me in this ongoing social class where girls ages 8-13 will meet each week to socialize, play weekly trivia, participate in games/activities, and form deeper connections with peers while together building character with GRIT and GRACE!
Teacher Amy
61 total reviews for this teacher
6 reviews for this class
Completed by 17 learners
Class
50 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
8-13
year olds
2-15
learners per class
per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Available Times

Pacific Time

Next on Thu Aug 11

Meets Once per week
Wednesday
12am - 12:50am
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.
7 learners enrolled
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Description

Class Experience

DISCLAIMER: I am not a therapist and I don't have a degree in psychology, However, I have spent over 15 years working with teens and young girls in ministry and also teaching classes for young girls and teens at summer camp on finding your self worth and qualities of a good friend. I enjoy working with this age group and helping girls realize their value and potential. Although I have worked with teens through youth ministry at church, this class will take a secular approach to the character trait topics in class, and discussion will be moderated by me. 
 1 file available upon enrollment
The following are a list of possible items students might need. Each week, I will post in the classroom what the learner will need for the week. Kahoot Paper/journal dry erase board & markers crayons or markers
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
This course is designed to offer young girls and early "tweens" a safe place to be themselves and build community. Discussions will be student led, but I will serve as a facilitator to ensure our conversations remain on track and appropriate. As an educator in the school system, I see a HIGH need for students, especially girls, to find a place where they can build relationships and talk with girls who may be experiencing similar situations. Navigating and escaping the mean girl mentality is hard, but finding others who understand and a sisterhood to grow with will hopefully make these difficult years easier to navigate. We will discuss weekly how we can exude these character qualities and face each day with GRIT and GRACE. 
One girl: A leader's guide for planning events, retreats, and small groups (Claudia Mitchell and Kim Goad)
Deal with it: A 12 week study on Teenage girls' anger (Mary Huebner)
Girls who Grew up Great: A book of encouragement for girls about amazing women to dared to dream (Gwendolyn Gray)
Mean Girls: Facing your beauty turned beast (Haley Dimarco)

Teacher

Teacher Amy
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Certified and Award winning Texas Teacher who is Certifiably FUN!
61 total reviews
105 completed classes

About Me

My name is Amy and I have been a certified public school teacher for 16 years. I spent my first 9 years teaching Prekindergarten and the past 7 years teaching kindergarten! Teaching has always been my passion and I have even spent the last 3.5... 
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