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Sharon is the survivor of handgun violence perpetuated by a young person. As a result of her experience, she has worked to improve educational programs and encourage non-violence nationwide. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Language Arts and Special Education from the University of Michigan and her Masters Degree in Special Education and Elementary Education from Alabama A&M University. In addition to thirty-four years of teaching experience, she is the creator of The Home-School Program, and the G.E.E.R.C. Community Literacy After-School Program. She spent years working with Ohio State Institutes for Reading Instruction, served as an executive board member of the P.T.O., and coordinator of the parent involvement and empowerment programs through Ohio's State Department of Education. Her training background includes ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) and Search Institute Asset-Building for Youth. She is the organizer for Cincinnati-based Victory Over Violence Organization for Ohio and the International Campaign for Victory Over Violence. Sharon was a therapeutic foster parent for abused children. Sharon is the recipient of the PROS Award from Princeton City School District, the Best in the Southwest Award, and exemplary status ratings from the Ohio State Department of Education for her educational programs. She was also named Who's Who Among Teachers of America.
Fred Vman Watson
Fred was the survivor of the trauma and tragedy of three bullets shot into his head. He was dubbed "Miracle Man" and "Vman" ('V' for victory) by the University of Michigan medical staff due to the fact that he beat the odds of a six percent chance of life and eighty-seven percent chance of being in a vegetative state. He carried one of the bullets in his head and was left legally blind. Formerly a member of the music and journalism industries, Fred was a well-informed and sought-after motivational speaker. He was the creator of "Victory Over Violence," a campaign to fight violence all over the world, and has promoted this campaign through various schools, weekly national telephone conferences, and weekly Primetime television broadcasts, as well as through many foundations and associations. He founded the International Campaign for Victory Over Violence USA-Italy. He was founder of Dads On Duty. Fred is the recipient of the International Liberty Award, the Gandhi Foundation Award, and Secretary of State Service Awards.
H.U.Y.O.E. Hold Up Your Own End
Non-Violence Guide for Today's Youth - Grades K - 12
Sharon Rose Saddler
Fred Vman Watson
The challenges that children face today are not new, but, when they are not addressed, can leave emotional scars that hinder a young person's true potential. Some of these include peer assault, cyber-bullying, thoughts of suicide, harassment, lack of self-esteem, rejection, anger, rage, fear of failure, gangs, and many other potentially life-changing challenges. The H.U.Y.O.E. Non-Violence Guide for Today's Youth addresses these challenges that are faced by most, if not all youth to some degree in school, at home, and in the community. Through its lessons, this guide teaches victory over violence to youth from kindergarten through high school. It is uniquely designed to reach and teach the whole child by addressing violence towards the body, soul, and spirit.
In addition to the non-violence and affective education, every lesson presents academic and cognitive skills that are required for proficiency on all state standardized tests.
H.U.Y.O.E. has specially designed pre- and post-tests that can be used to track the non-violence skills of youth from kindergarten through high school.
Our goal is schools, homes, and communities are safe places for all children and youth. Young people will understand that they must take an active and knowledgeable role in the development of a healthy, non-violent world for all people.
This wonderfully complete and in-depth guide for youth has 212 pages, with full resources for youth, parents, and teachers, designed for daily application, as well as for life-long learning.
- Publication Date:
- Oct 11 2012
- 1479397490 / 9781479397495
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- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 8.5" x 11"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Social Issues / Bullying