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Growing up in the age of apps does't have to be all bad - StartupSmart

Growing up in the age of apps does't have to be all bad - StartupSmart | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
Unlike the passive act of watching television and videos, which has been associated with an inability to learn, apps and games on mobile devices are interactive and provide feedback in the form of answers and praise.
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Jennifer Lynn Wolf, "Your Brain on Books: How and Why Teens Read for Pleasure"

Amidst pervasive concern about the state of adolescent reading comes a publishing explosion of young adult fiction—sales of which far surpass those of adult-...
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Risk in the age of prolonged adolsecence - Sydney Morning Herald

Risk in the age of prolonged adolsecence - Sydney Morning Herald | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
Three young men die in separate tragedies. They were risk-takers, like so many of their peers. Rick Feneley explores a little-discussed challenge for young Australians: a prolonged adolescence.
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Large school or small: which will best protected your teen from a clique? - ConsumerAffairs

Large school or small: which will best protected your teen from a clique? - ConsumerAffairs | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
"Mean girls" -- we all grew up with them and Hollywood even made a movie about them. They are part of the adolescent social structure. These girls -- and b
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What happens when kids don't eat breakfast? - The Conversation AU

What happens when kids don't eat breakfast? - The Conversation AU | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
How many times have we heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? There’s overwhelming evidence to suggest that it is, especially for children.
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It's Not Teens' Fault — School Starts Too Early - Hartford Courant

It's Not Teens' Fault — School Starts Too Early - Hartford Courant | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
In recent weeks, several articles reported the results of significant studies that concluded the well-being of high school students is compromised by a lack of adequate sleep.
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Supporting wellbeing in the early years - Crikey (blog)

Supporting wellbeing in the early years - Crikey (blog) | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
Dr Gavin Hazel – Program Manager, Child, Youth and Wellbeing Program and Jaelea Skehan – Director, from the Hunter Institute of Mental Health write: There is a convergence of professional opinion, science and policy that the welfare of children...
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Photo essay: Teenage culture from 1948 to today - Herald Sun

Photo essay: Teenage culture from 1948 to today - Herald Sun | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
BACK in the day, teenagers slept out for tickets to their favourite theatre shows — touring British actors Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh in Spring St in 1948.
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'Teens tormented by social media' - Independent Online

'Teens tormented by social media' - Independent Online | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
Independent Online 'Teens tormented by social media' Independent Online Teenagers now live the “tortured drama of their adolescence under the scrutiny of hundreds or even thousands of others”, he added, which often leaves them feeling “small and...
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Surprise! Teens do listen to adults - Highland Community News (subscription)

Surprise! Teens do listen to adults - Highland Community News (subscription) | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
Surprise! Teens do listen to adults Highland Community News (subscription) Amid the current maelstrom that is the public and political debate over sexual education in the schools, the CDC released a report showing a significant decline in the...
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How suicide can spread like a deadly virus to family and friends - The Australian

How suicide can spread like a deadly virus to family and friends - The Australian | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
How suicide can spread like a deadly virus to family and friends
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If suicide is a contagion, its cure is education. Why write a ...
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Brian Dickerson: Why are we turning a blind eye to the science of adolescence? - Detroit Free Press

Brian Dickerson: Why are we turning a blind eye to the science of adolescence? - Detroit Free Press | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
Brian Dickerson: Why are we turning a blind eye to the science of adolescence?
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Teens' brains make them more vulnerable to suicide - Boston Globe

Teens' brains make them more vulnerable to suicide - Boston Globe | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
Boston Globe Teens' brains make them more vulnerable to suicide Boston Globe But these days, researchers are beginning to understand exactly why a teenager's brain is so tempestuous, and what biological factors may make teens' brains vulnerable to...
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Young Minds Matter - an overview

Young Minds Matter is a survey of Australian children and adolescent's health and wellbeing. The survey is funded by the Australian Government Department of ...
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The New Science Of Adolescence - WPSU

The New Science Of Adolescence - WPSU | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
We generally think of adolescence as ending at about age 18. But Larry Steinberg, a professor of psychology at Temple University, says new brain science is
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Teen 'sexting' – can be riskier than sex, requires some 'safe sext' education - BizNews

Teen 'sexting' – can be riskier than sex, requires some 'safe sext' education - BizNews | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
'Sexting' is an activity in which some teens (and adults!) participate. It can be enticing, dangerous and life-changing. It requires some 'sext' education.
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Coming to Our Senses on Education and Nutrition - TIME

Coming to Our Senses on Education and Nutrition - TIME | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
Taste and smell can be powerful tools in the classroom
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Research Reveals 'Eye-Opening Escalating' Pornography Stats - Charisma News

Research Reveals 'Eye-Opening Escalating' Pornography Stats - Charisma News | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
The largest unregulated social experiment in human history offers shocking results. But what can we do to stem the tide?
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Kids and teenagers with mental health issues deserve early intervention - The Australian

The Australian Kids and teenagers with mental health issues deserve early intervention The Australian Kowalenko, the chair of the faculty of child and adolescent psychiatry at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, says...
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First sex and then sexting and now sext education - Standard-Examiner

First sex and then sexting and now sext education - Standard-Examiner | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
Teens sext. Does that mean they need sext ed?
The logic is compelling. Sex is an activity in which some teens (and adults!) participate. It can be enticing. It can be dangerous. It can have life-changing ramifications.
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Deciphering the teen brain and behavior - The Columbian

Deciphering the teen brain and behavior - The Columbian | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
Deciphering the teen brain and behavior
The Columbian
Actually, there's much more than hysterical laughter and angry outbursts — and textspeak — happening in the brains of adolescents. Over the past decade, scientists have taken ...
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Teen Self Esteem

A quick breakdown of 21st Teens and their Self Esteem References Boeree, C. G. (2006). Erik Erikson. Retrieved February 11, 2014, from http://webspace.ship.e...
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More Teens Are "Going with the Grain" Thanks to Food Bank of South Jersey - PR.com (press release)

More Teens Are "Going with the Grain" Thanks to Food Bank of South Jersey PR.com (press release) That's the simple but life-changing message that the Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) brought recently to at-risk adolescents through its Healthy...
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Does Obesity Make Kids Do Worse In School? Only If They're Girls - Co.Exist

Does Obesity Make Kids Do Worse In School? Only If They're Girls - Co.Exist | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
Does Obesity Make Kids Do Worse In School? Only If They're Girls
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It's worse for those don't conform to whatever beauty standards pre-teens are aggressively marketed these days.
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The answer to sleep deprivation among teens - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The answer to sleep deprivation among teens - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle | Adolescent education | Scoop.it
The answer to sleep deprivation among teens
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Because adolescents are so sleep-deprived, they are capable of sleeping for 12 to 14 hours on weekend nights. ...
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