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Category: Thought Leadership

Adult Learning

What helps create the right learning conditions for groups? Here are 8 strategies.

Two decades of training adults to work in creative and empowering ways with youth, and we still keep hearing statements like “I haven’t picked up …

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What is the secret sauce to PYE’s work? Presenting, our Theory of Change.

“I won’t be the same ever. It was magic,” said 15-year-old Kanisha as she flew into her mother’s arms upon returning from the Power of …

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Adult Learning

The Power of Imagination

“What makes you think they will do that?” asked our co-leader Ashok as we were planning a leadership day for a diverse group of 150 …

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Adult Learning

Build your online facilitation toolkit with us.

At PYE we always advocate taking creative risks. So when we had to close down our programs due to Covid-19, we challenged ourselves to take …

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A New Study confirms that Arts Engagement has a Positive Effect on a Child’s Self Esteem.

Arts engagement, such as painting, drawing, music or reading, can help a child feel unique and supported in their social identity. It is clear that …

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Letter from Nadia Chaney, Director of Training

Dear PYE community, With a heart full of gratitude I will be stepping down as the Director of Training at PYE at the end of …

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7 Ways to Build Trauma-Informed Programs

These 6 simple practices are strategies for individuals to increase trauma-resilience into programs for people of all ages. Positive connection is a strong tactic in helping a child learn to regulate themselves.

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A new study finds that giving students more music, theatre and dance boosts academic success and compassion

A new study by the Houston Education Research Consortium confirms that arts-learning experiences benefit students in important and measurable ways. Students increase compassion for others, …

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How Curiosity Can Help Students Learn and Thrive

Did you know that curiosity comes in five different forms? And that encouraging it in the classroom can help our students thrive? This article by …

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A large group of students in the woods performing a coordinated dance at Partners for Youth's Power of Hope summer camp
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Doctors Told to Prescribe Play

“Play is not frivolous,” says a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. “It enhances brain structure and function and promotes executive function.” World …

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