Raising Great Men™ by Marie Roker-Jones podcast

Raising Great Men™ by Marie Roker-Jones


The Raising Great Men™ is coming back: New day! New time! The show will be back on Tuesday, January 29 at 6:30pm. The show is real talk about raising boys to become men of character, inspiring and preparing them to change the world.

The show is the place to have honest discussions about the well being of boys. In our world today, many boys are lacking a sense of purpose, struggling in school, and are vulnerable to drugs and violence.

I talk about the challenges boys are facing and provide parents with the tools they need to raise their sons to be successful, responsible and confident men.

If you're interested in coaching with me or hiring me for a speaking event, please visit www.raisinggreatmen.com

5 episodios

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    Sleep 'N Sync: Effective Strategy to Empower Your Child for School & Life


    Are you looking for a non-invasive solution to help your child deal with bullying, anxiety, anger or school performance? Is your child worried about going back to school?My guest on Monday, August 25th is Deborah Hamui, CEO and Founder of Sleep 'N Sync, short duration audio programs designed for children to be played to them during their sleep on an every day basis for a relatively short period of time (6 weeks), to help them correct and overcome problems they might face in their life.Sleep’n Sync was formed by well-known recognized professionals in the areas of early childhood education, human development, occupational therapy and psychology,  who agree upon the needs, strategies and best solutions to the most important challenges faced by children,which are addressed in the selection and content of the programs.Deborah will be sharing about some of Sleep 'N Sync's most popular audio categories such as:AngerBullyingFlexibilityReading Comprehension...Test TakingLearn more about Sleep 'N Sync's products at  http://www.sleepnsync.com/Follow our conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #sleepnsync 
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    New App Helps Teens Deal with Cyberbullying ,Body Image Issues and More!


    Join me for a conversation with Oliver Miao, CEO of Pixelberry.From cyberbullying to body image, teens deal with a lot of issues and pressures. The new Pixelberry game, High School Story, has a storyline that teaches teens how to deal with these common problems, and over 100 teens per week are able to connect with professional counselors through the game’s in app resource. Pixelberry CEO Oliver Miao will explain how games like High School Story can help teens recognize and deal with issues such as cyberbulling and body image.Learn more about the video game and how teens are learning how to handle difficult situations with the help of apps like High School Story.To find out more about High School Story, go to http://www.highschoolstory.com/
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    Getting Dads Involved in Schools With Otha Thornton, President of National PTA


    In the studio is Otha Thornton, the first African American male to lead the National Parent Teacher Association. Mr. Thornton will be discussing the importance of dads involvement in schools. We'll be talking about what schools can do to encourage dads.Otha Thornton, president of National PTA, is a senior operations analyst with General Dynamics in Fort Stewart, Georgia. He is a retired United States Army Lieutenant Colonel and his last two assignments were with the White House Communications Agency and United States Forces-Iraq in Baghdad. Thornton earned the Bronze Star Medal for exceptional performance in combat operations during Operation Iraqi Freedom 2009-2010.Previously, Thornton served on National PTA's Board of Directors, Legislative Committee, Membership Committee, and Executive Search Committee. During his time with Georgia PTA, Otha served on the Board of Directors as legislative chair and as an Advisory Group member for Georgia's Partnership for Excellence in Education.Thornton also served Maryland PTA as nominating leader, board development committee chairman, and as a member of Anne Arundel County’s Superintendent High Performing High School Task Force. In addition, he was appointed by the governor of Maryland to serve on a Maryland Education Task Force.Thornton’s military background allowed him to volunteer throughout the country and the world at various local and council levels.Mr. Thornton is a married dad of two. His wife Caryn is an educator. He received his bachelor’s degree in urban studies from Morehouse College and a master’s degree in communications from Michigan Technological University. He was awarded an honorary doctorate degree from Michigan Technological University in 2009.
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    Helping Reluctant Learners Succeed in School


    It's time to jump start your son's academic and personal life! Get tips and information on how to help your son to achieve success. Join my guest Pam Withers, co-author of  Jump-Starting Boys Help Your Reluctant Learner Find Success in School and Life as she shares  an action plan for parents of boys and offer positive solutions to get your son back on track.Pam Withers and Cynthia Gill are co-authors of Jump-Starting Boys: Help Your Reluctant Learner Find Success in School and Life (Viva Editions, 2013). During her 30-year career as a high school teacher, Minneapolis-based Cynthia M. Gill (MA, LMFT, www.cynthiagill.info) worked on curricula development and served as an academic dean. Since completing her master’s degree in Adlerian psychotherapy and counseling in 2006, she has worked as a licensed marriage and family therapist. Her Vancouver, Canada-based sister Pam Withers (www.pamwithers.com) is a former business journalist and award-winning author of 15 adventure books particularly popular with teen boys.  
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    Encouraging Men to Volunteer in the Classroom


    In the studio today is Paddy Eger, a Washington state author who writes across several genres including non-fiction, YA novels and chapter books. She is a veteran teacher from the Edmonds School District 15, Edmonds, Washington. She has participated in classrooms as a community volunteer, a parent volunteer, a parent trainer as well as a teacher in primary and intermediate grades.She is a graduate of the University of Washington and spent her career teaching in the Edmonds School District. Her books that support volunteerism include the award-winning book, Educating America: 101 Strategies for Adult Assistants in K-8 Classrooms and it's companion Educating AmericaDesktop Flipbook. Both are user-friendly for teachers, para educators, parent volunteers, community volunteers and others who value adding assistance to classrooms. You can find her online at http://www.paddyeger.com or http://educatingamerica.paddyeger.com/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/paddy.eger Twitter: https://twitter.com/PaddyEger

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