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“Because Steve Taylor told me to!” This is what elementary school student Billy MacArthur answered when asked how he knew to run away from a stranger-abduction incident. It was a day after Steve Taylor had appeared at his school with his assembly on Stranger-Awareness, so when Billy was approached by a stranger in a van offering him a ride, Billy remembered the clear lesson he’d learned and yelled “No!,” then ran home to told his mom. Billy put into practice a lesson he had learned from a school assembly that may have saved his young life!
From Billy MacArthur to the fourth grade girl who, after attending one of Steve’s “Personal Protection” PEP Talks, came forward seeking help from a soccer coach who was abusing her, there have been hundreds of student success stories following an appearance of Steve Taylor’s PEP Talks.
If you are ready for your school
to have it’s share of character success stories?
When you schedule an assembly that students, teachers and parents love, your reputation soars!
And when you invite master educator Steve Taylor to present one of his award-winning Personal EmPOWERment Programs, (we call them “P.E.P. Talks” around here for short), everybody wins! Your students will learn while they laugh, your faculty will appreciate the solid educational values and you will be a HERO because you thought of it! Each 45 to 50 minute program teaches important motivational messages and character-building concepts using hilarious comedy, illusions, puppetry, role-playing, storytelling and audience participation.
Because your students will be involved in the program,
through laughter and participation, they will tune in and remember
the important concepts taught. 92.5% of all respondents report that student
behavior noticeably “improved” after an assembly presentation by
PLUS! Each program comes complete with an Educational Classroom Discussion Guide which will insure your students receive the greatest possible educational value from the live performance!.
GET RID OF BULLIES FOR GOOD! Bullying can cause your child’s school experience to go from happy to horrific. Often times, because of fear or embarrassment, a child will not reveal to anyone that he is a victim of bullying. In this topical and important Personal Empowerment Program, master-motivator Steve Taylor brings both sides of the bullying issue into the open and shares practical steps to help both the victim and the bully. With the help of Rudy O’Riley and Bark The Bull-Dog, this forty-five minute presentation will equip your students with safe and practical steps to STOP being a victim of a bully and for some, provide positive alternatives to the practice of bullying. Bullying should never be a part of anyone’s “normal” school experience. Make sure it “vanishes” from your school “for good” by sponsoring this important and effective bully-prevention assembly, one of our most popular! Make bullies “uncool at your school” with the Bully Be Gone program!
Professional motivator, educator & now “reenactor,” STEVE TAYLOR makes history come alive with this fast-paced and fun 50 minute interactive multi-media history presentation. Using audience participation, unique illustrations, magic, ventriloquism, puppetry, interaction and lots of fun, your audience will master the important educational and practical highlights of the epic Lewis & Clark Expedition as they learn to expand their own personal horizons!
The program begins
with an explanation of The Past (How people lived 200 years ago),
The Purchase (the Louisiana Purchase, of course), followed by The
President (Jefferson), The Pioneers (Lewis, Clark and their Corps
of Discovery), The Path (the geographical course they pursued) The
People (the Native Americans they encountered) and finally, The Profit
(the historical, social and economic benefits to America that their
expedition produced). PLUS! The Positive character
traits exemplified by the expedition will be applied to the
audience’s own lives and pursuits.
Perfect for the fourth grade as they study Lewis & Clark, but your whole school will enjoy this hysterical history lesson as well!
Believe, Achieve & Succeed Program
The Fantastic Friends Program! This popular assembly is for any student body faced with the difficult decision of WHO to pick for friends. Your students will scream with laughter as they learn HOW to select good friends and positive groups, as well as how to avoid negative peer pressures. “Bullies Be Gone!” is the charge as students learn important proactive steps to deal with this playground terror. They will understand how the friends they choose today will effect who they become later. This program is applicable for every school who wants to teach its students how to select friends responsibly! EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE: Because they have so much influence, students will learn how to select positive friends and three practical steps to protect themselves from negative friends and influences.
The Magic of Reading Program!
The CELEBRATE READING Program
The VICTORY in VARIETY! Program Snowflakes, clouds and people! Our world is filled with infinite variety! Unfortunately, many young people are growing up without an appreciation for mankind's wonderful ethnic, religious and physical differences. "Celebrate Differences" is the theme of this memorable PEP TALK. The ADVANTAGES of Variety, TALENT TEAMWORK and the 5 STEPS to POSITIVE PEOPLE Acceptance are just some of the concepts taught in this life-growing program. This is a great PEP TALK for January during Martin Luther King remembrances or when celebrating cultural diversity at your school. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE: For students to take a positive, accepting viewpoint when meeting new or different people and to learn how to work together for the good of the whole.
The DRUG DEMOLITION COMPANY
The MAGIC of
The PERSONAL PROTECTION PEP TALK
Through this award-winning motivational program, children learn to prevent the horror of sexual abuse before they become victims. In a non-threatening, fun way, this program introduces Gladly The Bear who teaches young people how to safely differentiate between safe and unsafe touches, bad secrets and good surprises. The students are equipped to define and defuse dangerous feelings and situations. Rudy shares his own past abuse story and how he used the simple concepts NO, GO and TELL to gain help. Educational Objective: For students to identify the difference between healthy and unhealthy touching and to use simple, practical steps to seek help when in doubt.
The Super Sensational Science Spectacular!
Science is the study of everything that holds our world together. Finally a fun-filled program that will motivate young people to find the wonder in the world around them. The Scientific Method will be taught as students will be taken on a magical journey to see Rudy O'Riley become the tiniest of elements, the Atom! Volunteers will assist in actual scientific experiments that will both amaze and astound! The perfect program to motivate your young people to find the fun in scientific exploration! Educational Objective: For students to pursue the fun in exploring how their world functions and to view the subject of science positively.
The GHOULS, GOBLINS & GIGGLES PROGRAM!
The ART of VENTRILOQUISM
SAFE & SOUND Program!
“Family Fun Nights”
One of the most popular of Steve’s presentations, a Family Fun Night allows you to gather together all of your school families, from 4 to 104, for a fun-filled night of clean comedy and laughter. Hilarious ventriloquism, baffling illusions and lots of audience participation is featured in this 45 or 60 minute presentation. One of the dads even becomes a “living” ventriloquist “dummy!” (see the picture on the left). PLUS! Book one of our many “kidequip Packages” and you can get both a daytime educational assembly AND an evening Family Fun Night for the price of one! Call or email for details.
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