Peacemakers: Taking Action for Positive Change

Junior Instructor: Avalon the Peacemaker 


What is a peacemaker? Have you ever wanted to help make a positive change in the world? This 8-week workshop will help you learn about peacemakers of all ages, both ones you may have heard of before, as well as those who live just around the corner. While learning about positive change, students will be guided in creating their own peacemaking projects using an adapted version of the Peace First curriculum to address injustice in the world, learning to become peacemakers themselves.


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  • A true desire to respectfully build community among like-minded peers in a supportive manner.
  • Students must be able to actively participate in online discussion.
  • Please remember at Athena's Advanced Academy, parental involvement is necessary.


What to Expect in the Classroom:

  • Learning activities include communicating ideas, videos and multimedia, and web 2.0 tools to synthesize new concepts.


What to Expect in the Webinar:

Weekly webinars are 50 minutes long. Asynchronous/Recorded sessions are available for students with schedule conflicts. Students are asked to contribute to the live webinar by doing the following:

  • Actively participating (via the microphone) to the class discussion

Enrollment in this semester-long extended Junior Workshop includes free access to moderated discussion forums and Athena's Minecraft server. 

Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning Options are available.


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