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Marilyn Price-Mitchell
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Growing the Next Generation of Engaged Youth
Growing the Next Generation of Engaged Youth

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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. 

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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!   

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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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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!

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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!

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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.

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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!

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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!

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What teens have to say about social networking may surprise you!



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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
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