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Young teens’ reasoning and decision-making skills often aren’t fully developed; parents can coach them in...

What Teens Need Most From Their Parents

As adolescents navigate the stormiest years in their development, they need coaching, support, good examples and most of all understanding

What an inspirational story.

Bullies Picked On Him Everyday, Until He Started Doing One Simple Thing To Turn It Around

Unfortunately in today's world, a lot of children are subjected to all kinds of messages from the media about how to be, how to act, and what to do.

Tweens' brains are simply too immature to use social media appropriately.

Why Social Media is Not Smart for Middle School Kids

Wondering why your middle schooler's social media use has ratcheted up your stress levels? Understanding the brain at this age can help you can take back control.

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn // @Playful Learning

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn // @Playful Learning

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About | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's History

The Zinn Education Project promotes and supports the teaching of people’s history in middle and high school classrooms across the country. Based on the lens of history highlighted in Howard Zinn’s best-selling book A People’s History of the United States, the website offers free, downloadable lessons and articles organized by theme, time period, and reading level. The Zinn Education Project is coordinated by two non-profit organizations, Rethinking Schools and Teaching for Change.

Project ideas to help your students realize the impact they can have on their community and beyond.

Helping Students Become Engaged Citizens

Project ideas to help your students realize the impact they can have on their community and beyond.

The function of your teen’s brain that you need to know about

The function of your teen’s brain that you need to know about

How Making Art Helps Teens Better Understand Their Mental Health | MindShift | KQED News

How Making Art Helps Teens Better Understand Their Mental Health | KQED

Using art to help adolescents express how they feel is giving students the tools to better understand their own mental health.

Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse but the rest of the world isn’t listening | Mosaic

Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse but the rest of the world isn’t listening

In Iceland, teenage smoking, drinking and drug use have been radically cut in the past 20 years. Emma Young finds out how they did it, and why other countries won’t follow suit.

How to find your spark: Hannah Alper at TEDxDistilleryDistrictWomen - YouTube

How to find your spark: Hannah Alper at TEDxDistilleryDistrictWomen

Hannah Alper has been called many things: "The future of social media", "Eco-Warrior", "Changemaker" and "Activist". At 10 years old, she is all of these thi...

Rainier Beach, once considered the worst high school in Seattle, now has graduation rates that top the district’s.

Stunning surge in graduation rate as Rainier Beach gamble pays off

Rainier Beach, once considered the worst high school in Seattle, now has graduation rates that top the district’s.

Are your kids passionate about food? Here’s how they can make a difference.

Are your kids passionate about food? Here’s how they can make a difference.

Kids are marching for science, posting about issues on social media and hosting meetups. Here are 12 ways they can learn about — and improve — our food system.

Sparks : How Parents Can Help Ignite the Hidden Strengths of Teenagers

Products Archive | Search Institute

150 Ways to Show Kids You Care Poster (pack of 15) With more than six million copies in print, this newly-revised poster reminds adults to take the time to engage with children through small yet powerful efforts. The bilingual poster is perfect for teachers, youth workers, parents, congregations, and community programs.

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PlanetYouth – Evidence based drug prevention

We provide step-by-step milestone guidelines for cities and local communities to minimize substance use amongst children and adolescents.