Ed Materials: Be the Change

be-the-change-9781481442657_hrExplore the many materials created by the Grandfather Gandhi team and by educators, librarians, and thoughtful readers like yourself!

 

EDUCATORS GUIDE
Explore the Educator’s Guide for Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story  (created by Simon & Schuster).
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MEET THE CREATORS
Authors Arun Gandhi, Bethany Hegedus, and illustrator Evan Turk.
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TAKE THE PLEDGE
Created by authors Arun Gandhi and Bethany Hegedus, “Be the Change Pledge” is designed to be taken after a reading and discussion of Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story.

Be The Change Pledge
I pledge to dig deep to understand passive violence, to find the roots of my thoughts and actions.
I pledge to not overuse resources—to focus on my needs over my wants.
I pledge to learn to work with others, as one, for the good of all.
I pledge to be the change I wish to see in the world.

 

TELL ME A STORY: WRITING EXERCISES
Author Bethany Hegedus offers tips on writing stories centering around a lesson or important moment shared between a student and someone older – a parent, grandparent, or other important elder.
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