Action based on what they learned.
That was a tricky concept for the kids, and a hard thing for me, too, because I didn't want to "give" them the action ideas. That wouldn't have been organic learning. Now, granted, these were 8-9-10 year olds, but just because they're young doesn't mean they can't do great things in the world. It's just a bit challenging, at times, to get them to see that, and more specifically, see how to connect their learning to taking action.
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But while challenging, it's worth it.
Taking action, no matter how big or small, is a fulfilling, empowering part of life, one that we can't instill in children early enough....