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BELIEFS FOR 21st C. KIDS: ………………………………………………………………………Thoughts for 21st c. kids to memorize and live by

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Congratulations on

being born in the

21st century!

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If your desire is to thrive

in your 21st century world,

repeat these phrases

to yourself

until you know them by heart,

and then live by them.

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“I am, first, a member

of the human race,

and a citizen

of the world—

before my many

other identities.”

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“I have a unique set

of dreams, passions,

strengths, and

capabilities

that no other

human has.”

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“I can understand

my uniqueness,

and apply it

to bettering my world

in my own way.”

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“I have the power

to create positive change

as an individual,

and even more

powerfully

in teams.”

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“I can, and will,

take my dreams

as seriously as

I want to.”

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“I live in a

technology age.

I will make my 

human and machine

components

work well together

to solve problems.”

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“My goal is to become

a good, effective,

world-improving person,

doing the most good

and least harm I can.”

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“My best self combines:

 

• What I care about most,

 

• What I am best at,

 

• and what I love to do.”

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“My key sources

of happiness are:

LOVE,

EMPATHY,

GRATITUDE,

& OPTIMISM.”

(L.E.G.O.)  

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“I am entitled to

TRUST, RESPECT,

INDEPENDENCE,

COLLABORATION

and KINDNESS

—and will give

the same in return.”

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“I can build my self-esteem

and self-confidence

by accomplishing

positive, useful tasks

in my community,

country, and world…

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…and can

personally

better my world

by joining in

world-improving

projects.”

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“My ideal life is a good balance of:

• socializing, eating, exercise & play,

• contributing to my world,

• renewing myself through reflection and sleep.”

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“I am in charge of,

and responsible for,

my own life and future.

 

  I also welcome well-

intentioned advice and 

guidance from all sources.”

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“I am free to believe

whatever I want to.

 

— But I am not free

to cause harm to others

or the world.”

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“I will not be

under-respected,

under-appreciated,

or underestimated

because of my age,

gender — or

anything else.”

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I am no one’s property,

pet, or slave.

 

No person has the right

to control me,

beyond stopping me

from doing harm.”

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“I know,

and welcome,

that my life will be one

of continuous change

and this may even include

changes in my beliefs

over time.”

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“But much of my

adult life

will be determined

by the beliefs I form

growing up…

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…and no matter

what anyone tells me,

all these things

are true.”

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Created and published by

 

The Two Billion Kids Project

of the

Global Future Education Foundation

Marc Prensky,
Founder and Executive Director

 

two billionkids.world
global-future-education.org
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This book grew out of

a long-held belief that

we do not teach our kids

many of the key lessons

they need to know.

.

It is a work in progress,

not yet fully designed

and/or illustrated.

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Our vision is to

translate this message

into every language

and medium, and share it,

through every channel possible,

with all the world’s

two billion kids.

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To reach all 2 B kids,

we welcome any suggestions

for improving this book and/or

moving the message to

additional media.

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If you would like to help

or contribute in any way,

(or know others who might),

please contact

 

[email protected]

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