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How do students learn to use knowledge to achieve their goals? Unless information is processed, organized, and applied, knowledge can become a source of frustration rather than fulfillment. 
How youth become conscientious creators of their own futures.
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"When children are given the opportunity to play on their own terms and have the time to do it, they thrive. Play, after all, is the language of children." Insightful post by Katie Hurley, LCSW, author of soon-to-be-published, The Happy Kid Handbook!   
by Katie Hurley, LCSW. Researchers suggest the benefits of play are enormous for child development. How does play happen in your home?
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Are you experiencing some challenging behaviors from your child? In this guest post at Roots of Action, Mona Delahooke, Ph.D. gives three tips on child development that you should consider!
by Mona M. Delahooke, PhD. Healthy child development can come with behavioral challenges. Learn why parent and teacher assumptions are often wrong and why you should look below the surface of behavior.
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How do children learn to care enough about others that they reap the personal rewards associated with giving? When young people develop empathy, they not only thrive in school and life, but they also impact their communities in positive, often extraordinary ways.
Teachers are uniquely positioned to teach empathy, which will help children not only discover personal success, but also contribute to the betterment of society.
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What teens have to say about social networking may surprise you!


by Marilyn Price-Mitchell PhD. Drawn from a collection of 10th grade essays, this article explores the disadvantages of social networking.
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If you think good #parenting practices along will secure a positive future for your child, you may be overlooking the elephant in the room -- the relationship between you and your life partner.

#marriage #relationships #children
How to safeguard your children's future relationships.
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Not to be missed opportunity to work with +Jeff Leinaweaver 
 
Online workshop by alumnus Dr. Jeff Leinaweaver teaches how to tell a first-person digital story of sustainability http://buff.ly/18FoCqU
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If you want to know how important community service and service-learning is for kids, check out my new book, Tomorrow's Change Makers: Reclaiming the Power of Citizenship for a New Generation. #civics #service #citizenship  
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"Parents are frustrated that their child with ADHD seems lazy, unmotivated, highly reactive, and often defiant—behaviors that can affect childhood development of sociability and empathy. Despite their best efforts, parents feel at a loss as to how to get their child to be less volatile and more compliant." Here is help from Cindy Goldrich, Ed.M. via Roots of Action!
I often speak to parent groups about the challenges of parenting a child with ADHD. One of the most common questions asked is “How can I get my child to do what I ask him to do?” While many parents come to my presentations to hear about how to help …
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How do children learn to be honest, respect societal norms, and act in ways consistent with the values, beliefs, and moral principles they claim to hold? Here are five ways teachers can develop a culture of integrity in their classrooms!
How K-12 teachers influence tomorrow's ethical leaders.
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Parents, are you ready for back-to-school? Your parenting mindset just might be the most important way to impact your children’s learning and development! Here are 55 of my favorite articles to help you with the transition of a new school year!
by Marilyn Price-Mitchell PhD. Looking for great Back-to-School articles that help support children during the academic year? This post lists 55 of the best back-to-school articles for parents!
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Snowdrops are my favorite flower! So amazing to see them pop through the snow!
 
... from the earth. Always happy to see the first snowdrops appearing in the woods. via 500px http://ift.tt/1DwUQfm
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Growing the Next Generation of Engaged Youth
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A Fellow at Fielding Graduate University's Institute for Social Innovation, I study how children and adolescents develop core abilities that help them adapt and thrive in a complex world. My special interests are positive youth development; building partnerships between parents, schools, and communities; and educational leadership.  I bring research to practice through my writing, speaking, and consulting.
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Community Service Ideas for Youth: Why Giving Back Matters
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by Marilyn Price-Mitchell PhD. Looking for community service ideas for children, teens, and families? How does service support kid's positiv

50 Gifts that Grow Happy Kids
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by Marilyn Price-Mitchell, Ph.D., Happy kids don't need lots of material gifts. Here are 50 gifts that grow happy kids all through the year.

Inflated Research Claims Can Harm Children
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Why “parental involvement” is not a “broken compass.”

Studies of Teens Challenge Us to Keep Learning
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Five 2013 studies that ask important questions about youth development.

Autumn's Fullness and Beauty: Quotations and Photographs
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The fullness of life in autumn: quotations and photographs with commentary.

Let Go of the College Essay, and Let Your Teenager Speak for Herself
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Nothing is so deadly to the necessary college memoirist’s perspective as Mom or Dad, no matter how loving, leaning down to read over one’s s

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Eat Fish or Cut Bait?
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Is eating sustainable, non-farmed seafood enough? A philosophical foodie dilemma

Using the Video Game Model in the Classroom
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This post is cross-posted from my Philly Teacher blog, but I thought it fit this week's gaming theme and has a lot of applications for how w

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