The energy Eddie Cortes brought to the presentation was good. He got students engaged and participating so that the message he was presenting was communicated clearly.
Empowering Digital Citizenship Through Motivational Youth Speaker Eddie Cortes
As a motivational youth speaker, I had the incredible opportunity to address around 600 students at Boaz Middle School. The focus of my talk was on fostering good digital citizenship, a vital aspect of navigating the online world responsibly and positively.
Understanding Truth in the Digital Age
During the school assembly program, we delved into the significance of being mindful online consumers and contributors. It’s crucial to differentiate between what’s true, false, and mere rumors on the internet. Equipping students with the ability to critically evaluate information is essential in an era where the online landscape is often flooded with misinformation.
Empathy and Combatting Cyber Bullying
The reality of cyberbullying was another critical topic we covered. I emphasized the importance of recognizing that behind each screen is a real human being with emotions, aspirations, and dreams. Understanding the impact of our words and actions online is paramount to promoting empathy and creating a safer digital space for all.
Digital Presence and Goal Achievement
In the digital age, the content we share on social media can significantly impact our goals and dreams. I shared insights about the potential effects of their online presence on their future aspirations. Highlighting that their online content can either support or hinder their dreams, I encouraged the middle school students to be mindful of their digital footprint.
Energetic Atmosphere and Engaged Students
The middle school assembly program was nothing short of electric, with the students fully engaged and enthusiastic. The opportunity to interact with them and witness their receptiveness was both inspiring and rewarding. Their energy and curiosity reflected a genuine interest in embracing responsible digital citizenship.
Appreciation and Acknowledgment
I extend my heartfelt appreciation to School Principal Kyle Pinckard, the P.I.R.A.T.E. Foundation, and Top Youth Speakers for extending the invitation. The warm hospitality I received was truly appreciated. Boaz Middle School is undoubtedly in excellent hands under the leadership of Principal Pinckard, and the support of the P.I.R.A.T.E. Foundation underscores the commitment to student growth and development.
Nurturing Responsible Digital Citizens
In conclusion, my experience as a motivational youth speaker at Boaz Middle School was both impactful and fulfilling. The focus on digital citizenship is of paramount importance in today’s digital landscape, and it’s heartening to see students eager to embrace these principles. As these young minds continue to grow and engage in the online world, I am confident that they will carry forward the lessons of responsible digital citizenship, fostering a positive and empathetic online community. Once again, my gratitude to the school, Principal Pinckard, the P.I.R.A.T.E. Foundation, and Top Youth Speakers for the privilege of contributing to this crucial conversation.
IM.POSSIBLE Middle School Assembly Program
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2023-2024 TOUR DATES
- Aug. 8 – Gayle Middle, Stafford, VA
- Aug. 8 – Thompson Middle, Stafford, VA
- Aug. 8 – Poole Middle, Stafford, VA
- Aug. 21 – Boaz Middle School, Boaz, AL
- Aug. 29 – Bailey Elementary, Dover, FL
- Aug. 30 – Wilson Ele School, Plant City, FL
- Sept. 7 – Fabens Middle School, Fabens, TX
- Sept. 7 – O’donnell Intermediate, Fabens, TX
- Sept. 26 -Atrisco Elementary School, Albuquerque, NM
- Oct. 16 – Entiat Schools, Entiat, East Wenatchee, WA
- Oct. 17 – Cascade Elementary, East Wenatchee, WA
- Oct. 17 – Sterling Jr. High, East Wenatchee, WA
- Oct. 18 – Rock Island Elementary, East Wenatchee, WA
- Oct. 18 – Grant Elementary, East Wenatchee, WA
- Oct. 19 – Clovis Point Elementary, East Wenatchee, WA
- Oct. 19 – Eastmont Jr. High, East Wenatchee, WA
- Oct. 20 – Kenroy elementary, East Wenatchee, WA
- Nov. 17 – Central Middle School, Stirling, NJ
- Dec. 1 – Fred Wild Elementary, Sebring, FL
Elementary School Youth Motivational Speaker in Florida
ABOUT SCHOOL ASSEMBLY SPEAKER EDDIE CORTES
With over 20 years of experience, Eddie Cortes is regarded as one of the most engaging elementary and middle school speakers in the youth market. His mission is to empower students to build resilience and a positive self-worth.
This mission is personal. As a middle schooler, Eddie stopped believing in himself. In fact, his negative self-view impacted his grades, relationships, choices, and ultimately his dreams.
This experience is what fuels Eddie’s mission. He wants every elementary and middle school student to know that they are worthy of their dreams and have the tools to chase them.
To learn more about Youth Speaker Eddie Cortes click here.