The Character Movement

THE YOUTH FRONTIERS BLOG
2016 YCorps

Mission in Motion

By Sarah Barchus, Youth Frontiers’ Communications Specialist

Well, it’s go time, folks! (And no, I don’t mean that as a rally cry for a screen-facilitated scavenger hunt of the Pokémon persuasion.) The clock’s hands have wiped the summery days’ sleep from its face, and now they usher us into the new school year.

At Youth Frontiers, we’ve kept our hands busy preparing for the new school year. As the weather cools, our work heats up, and we could not be more excited to put our mission in motion with the momentum of the fall.READ MORE

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The Teachers’ Lounge Podcast – Chris Pears

The Teachers’ Lounge, a Youth Frontiers podcast hosted by Sally Koering, dives into meaningful topics relevant to teachers, parents and those invested in the growth and well–being of young people. Our 15th episode features a conversation with Chris Pears, an educator and pioneer of career-oriented curriculum in our schools with an emphasis on incorporating soft skills in the classroom.
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Want to improve education? Focus on Impact.

By Steve Dornbach, Director of Programs – Teacher Frontiers

When students ask me, “Mr. Dornbach, why did you go into teaching?” My response is always quick and always the same, “Court ordered.” I go on to say, “I made some bad decisions in my life and the judge gave me a choice: ‘Teach kids or do some hard time.’ So I chose to teach.” READ MORE

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