What do you do on Challenge Day?
The virtual Challenge Day is an experiential program that guides students through the key teachings of our full day workshop. In this program, students are guided through a series of interactive activities that allow them to practice, first-hand, the tools that have proven to support individuals and school communities.
What is Challenge Day in school?
Challenge Day is a day-long interactive workshop where teens, teachers, and community members experience for themselves that compassion and connection are indeed possible in our schools.
What is challenge day in middle school?
Challenge Day provides time for teens to interact in games to break down communication barriers and have fun with school mates.
What is a challenge day program?
[Doing a Challenge day program] is not just investing in the students that attend or in the staff that attend the program that day, it’s an investment in your school’s culture as a whole. And from the student’s perspective, we have no way of knowing what’s happening inside of students’ heads.
Who is the Challenge Day coordinator?
My name is Michael Steele and I’ve been the Challenge Day Coordinator at Franklin High School since 2011. At Franklin, I coordinate the Challenge Day program. I also teach Math, specifically AP Calculus.
What happened after the first challenge day?
“After the first Challenge Day we had a 50% drop in suspensions and another 50% drop the next year after the second Challenge Day, along with reduced disciplinary actions. This fall when school began, several upper class students, based on what they have learned from Challenge Day, decided to greet the freshman and welcome them to the school.
What is a 30 Day Challenge?
30 day challenges are about trying something new, different, healthy, fun, or even crazy every day for 30 days which, incidentally, is the approximate number of days it takes to form a new habit. 30 day challenges force you to do something every single day, even if that something is small.