Dr. Joan speaks with Viola Baxter about empowering kids through Science Education

We live in a world of science, but for the marginalized group venturing into science seems like something far from their reach. How do we simplify sciences for kids, ignite their interests and empower them to go discover more exciting things about our world?

In this episode of Hey, I’m listening, Dr. Joan speaks with Viola Baxter about Empowering kids through Science Education

Viola Baxter is a children’s book author, a medical technologist in blood transfusion, and is interested in STEM education for young kids and wishes to get them interested in science from a young age. She’s located in South Africa and her first book is titled ‘All About our Blood’. She’s a mother to a 2-year-old daughter and was married in a traditional ceremony in 2018.

Connect with Viola Baxter | info@violabaxterkids.com

What you can expect from this episode

Part 1

00:07 Welcome & Introduction

01:02 Viola speaks on going back in history

05:49 The violabaxterkids – Igniting the interests of kids in science

11:48 Motherhood; the challenges and inspiration

18:05 The place of the elders

Part 2

00:07 The role of the elders in our lives

02:45 What will we gain from teaching kids science from a young age?

04:48 Viola speaks about the problem she would love to see solved

07:15 A systemic exclusion

10:40  The role of families and the presence of fathers

15:10  Viola’s why | The greatest challenge kids face in learning sciences

17:30  How the corruption of the politicians is stopping the distribution of resources

Part 3

00:07 How do we get the massive shift in mindset?

06:32 Freedom of the self through storytelling

10:10 Dealing with grief

13:27 Viola speaks about the legacy she hopes to leave and what she needs to get it done

17:52 Prayer for Viola

About Dr. Joan

Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method.

Her career as an individual, couples and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.

In 2016, she founded Becoming Inc., and in 2020 she founded the Village of Peace not-for-profit organization. Dr. Joan is the author of 490: Forgive and Live fearlessly, Forgive: Master The Art of Letting Go, and Becoming the Journey to Love, and the mind behind the revolutionary new therapeutic modality and certification “The Forgiveness Method” launching in 2023.

Dr. Joan is a Jamaican-Canadian Toronto native who lives in the beautiful community of Kamloops, B.C., alongside her loving husband and family.

Connect with Dr. Joan at www.drjoan.ca | forgiveness@drjoan.ca | www.theartoflettinggo.ca | www.thevillageofpeace.com

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