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Building sets and self-confidence | El Estoque

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NN schools building confidence with news | WAVY.com | Newport …

Updated: Wednesday, 03 Apr 2013, 11:15 PM EDTPublished : Wednesday, 03 Apr 2013, 11:15 PM EDTNEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Elementary school students in Newport News are learning how to use broadcast journalism as a way to boost self-confidence.Students at Dutrow Elementary School are slowly learning the ins and outs of morning television by producing “Good Morning Dutrow Dolphins” in a school supply room, transformed into a studio.”Our show is like an information show,” Dutrow Elementary school student Kiersten Lovett said. “We tell kids what going on in the morning and what’s for lunch.”Each student has a job operating the cameras, computers, anchoring or directing.Dutrow principal Margueritte Pittman is a frequent guest on the show and its biggest supporter.”It causes the kids to think,” Pittman said. “It causes them to think on their feet. The show is live and they have to do quick adjustments.”Pittman said the show helps pre-adolescents get through what can be rough period in life, as well as reinforcing the school’s value system, focusing on teamwork and problem solving.”We are posing questions and challenges to the children all the time to get them to think and figure things out,” Pittman said.The kids are also finding their voices and learning how to speak up.”I’ve learned to not be nervous, because some people are going to make fun of you,” student Cierra Corcoran said Continue reading

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Cheer, gymnastics students gain courage, self-confidence

By Catherine HosmanLocal cheer students competed in Fun Cheer Nationals earlier this month in Huntsville. (Courtesy Photo)According to the Webster’s Dictionary the word courage is defined as “the mental or moral strength to venture, persevere and withstand fear or difficulty.”It is this definition that gives Courage Cheer and Dance United in Liberty Hill the platform on which it helps to build children’s strength and confidence as they navigate their lives in the 21st Century.“We give the children the courage to go beyond their comfort level and find new experiences they wouldn’t be able to find otherwise,” said Jason Hodges, general manager.Justin Johnson, co-owner with his wife, Lauren, said when they were looking for a new name for their gym, they wanted one that embodied “our spirit and mentality.”“It is the competitive nature of the sport itself that takes some of the hardest events of gymnastics and power lifting people, as opposed to weights, and putting that to choreographed music,” said Mr. Johnson. “We are a performance and attitude based program. We perform as a sport; we don’t just do a routine Continue reading

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Temecula Valley Assistance League to host parenting classes

Looking to enhance your parenting skills and create a more harmonious family experience?The National Parenting Institute, in partnership with Temecula Valley Council PTA and the Temecula Valley Assistance League, will sponsor two series of fun, practical sessions designed to help parents strengthen the family connection. (Flickr: Spirit Fire)The National Parenting Institute, in partnership with Temecula Valley Council PTA and the Temecula Valley Assistance League, will sponsor two series of fun, practical sessions designed to help parents strengthen the family connection.The following sessions are planned:Series I — Building a Plan to Raise Confident Kids (for parents with children from birth to 9 years)Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. from Sept. Continue reading

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Activities to Build a Child's Confidence for Sport

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