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"Own Your History"

A leadership course on the creative edge

8th  grade student evaluation comments on a OYH pilot (class of 25 boys; 17 comments):

  • “I appreciate your showing all of us that we are part of history and can shape it.”
  • “My favorite part was when you talked about how you’re trying to change the world for the better. . . . I really liked how it made me focus on my future.”
  • “It was hard to think 20 years into the future. It was fun .”
  • “I really liked the OWN your future.”
  • “I liked the goal-setting. It is something I actually want to do.”
  • “The visualization was a very cool experience. It gave me a lot of understanding.”
  • “The visualization was amazing. I never thought about my future so much and I liked it.”
  • “I wish we could research our family history. . . . I liked the visualization a lot. It helped me think some things I dream of are achievable.”
  • “I want to know more about the history of that time [19th century U.S.].”
  • “Best part was learning how to own my history.”
  • “I liked the idea of having your most important goals.”
  • “Visualization was cool and helped me understand bigger picture in the future.”
  • “It was cool to be able to literally write down my plans for the future.”
  • “I liked it . . . very interesting and thought-provoking.”