Closing the School Year Through the Eyes of Changemakers

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This article originally appeared on Share My Lesson

We are closing this academic year and wondering how we move forward in the face of so much uncertainty and hardship. Good news: Changemaking is not restricted by lockdowns, quarantines and social distancing. Changemaking is a power within us all, and it can be activated at any moment, regardless of our circumstances.

We explore how all of us — teachers, parents, students, staff and others — can close out this school year in a way that identifies opportunities for everyone to foster love and step into their changemaking power to promote the good of all.

Systems are changing, markets are shifting, and unless we empower others to be problem-solvers and changemakers, the world will pass them by. How do we inspire people to look beyond the problems, to identify solutions and build teams to address them?

Millions around the world are stepping into the “Everyone a Changemaker” movement, which is built on the principles of empathy, teamwork, leadership, problem-solving and empowerment of co-leaders. Our students and schools need this framework to be successful in a constantly changing world. The following changemaker framework is the greatest tool we have to unleash the power of every generation and bring about positive change in the world.

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Millions around the world are stepping into the “Everyone a Changemaker” movement, which is built on the principles of empathy, teamwork, leadership, problem-solving and empowerment of co-leaders. Our students and schools need this framework to be successful in a constantly changing world. The following changemaker framework is the greatest tool we have to unleash the power of every generation and bring about positive change in the world.