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Could You Win the Nobel Peace Prize?

 

That a child, Malala Yousafzai, won the Nobel Peace Prize is inspiring!  Some of us are the age she was when she began writing her courageos blog.

That a child, Malala Yousafzai, won the Nobel Peace Prize, is inspiring news. Some of us are 11, the age at which Malala began writing her courageous blog, and we were awed to hear of her achievement.

 

One child, one book, one pen… can it really make such a difference?

Could it be that each small thing we do, whether in a conversation or in a project with one other person…

We have been talking about current events.  The news about the spread of Ebola is particularly absorbing.We have been talking about current events. The news about the spread of Ebola is particularly absorbing.

 

 

Collecting information about different countries around the world, we are preparing for a United Nations Day presentation for the younger children.

Collecting information about different countries around the world, we are preparing for a United Nations Day presentation for the younger children.

 

…in a large group activity…

We like to push tables together and make a big group sometimes, even when we're doing different things, just to be together.

We like to push tables together and make a big group sometimes, even when we’re doing different things, just to be together.

 

…or working alone…

Getting everything set just so, to see the tiny insects on our slides is exacting.

Setting everything just so, to see the tiny insects on our slides, is exacting work.

 

Practicing chords is requires careful listening and adjustment, too.

Practicing chords requires careful listening and adjustment, too.

 

…is so important?

Each of us has a real impact upon those around us.  One day, one of us could win the Nobel, like Malala Yousafzai has done.

Each day we can feel proud of the bit of peace we make in our own spheres. Our work is important.

All of our work is significant.

Our work is significant.

 

What small things can you notice yourself doing or saying that contribute to peace?  Do you think you would like to be recognized?  Or do you like working quietly behind the scenes?

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2017-11-14T22:22:42+00:00By |Classroom Stories, Early Education|