Teachers … Here is an opportunity to start a freedom dialogue among your students. Potentially a club could be formed with adult supervision to monitor the blog and praise the language and acts of caring that promote freedom inside your school or homeschool community. The questions provided at the end of our book are perfect for this blog! Students would have opportunity for leadership roles within this club and the ability to name their club. Possibly, student reporters could be chosen from each class to bring the good news to those overseeing the blog. There is no limit to the positive outcomes this blog could promote. Veterans or active duty military could be invited in to give the students accolades or awards for their FREEDOM BLOG accomplishments!
Let the caring ideas begin!
Freedom Blog 4 Kids
Let the 1947 Freedom Train inspire and challenge children to join together in an unprecedented way. Today’s children can lead, problem solve, and ensure that those in new generations learn about the American freedoms that are protected by the great historical documents that were carried on the 1947 Freedom Train.
Children can think about the following tangible things to do for the people in their lives that can help promote respect towards others and continue to appreciate the true meaning and importance of freedom in each area of their daily lives. Children can be encouraged to think, act and blog about the following questions: (You can copy & paste these questions below onto your school blog)
How were you a good friend today?
How did you become a friend to someone who was bullied today?
How did you protect someone who was being bullied today?
How did you stop being a bully today?
How did you help someone stop being a bully today?
How did you help someone who was struggling to read today?
How did you help someone who was struggling with math today?
How did you help someone who was struggling in another subject?
What kind and encouraging words did you say to someone today?
What is something that belongs to you that you shared with someone today?
How did you solve a problem today for yourself or for someone else using a caring idea?
How did you play fairly today?
How did you treat someone fairly today?
How did you help yourself or someone else today?
How did you surprise someone today with kindness and sympathy?
How did you show respect to someone today?
How did you develop your character today?
How were you a caring leader today?
How did you follow a caring leader today?
How did you encourage someone today?
How did you encourage someone else or yourself to work hard today?
How did you encourage someone else or yourself to not give up today?
How did you encourage someone else or yourself to believe in freedom for all?
These are just a few ideas out of infinite possibilities. Children can change the world if they remember that new beginnings start with caring ideas.