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Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens
News and Opinion of Interest to Parents and Professionals Working with With Struggling Young People - Web Page www.strugglingteens.com
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Neuroscience in Schools: Improving learning capacity for young students.

Neuroscience in Schools: Improving learning capacity for young students. | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
For generations, teachers in the early elementary years have urged their young pupils to use their brains. They’re still offering the same encouragement, but nowadays they can know even more about what they’re talking about.

Recent advances in neuroscience—from detailed scans of the brain to ongoing research on teaching methods that increase cognitive development—have ushered in a new era of “brain-based” education.
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Daphne Bavelier: Your brain on video games | Video on TED.com

TED Talks How do fast-paced video games affect the brain?

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Good insightful talk on the subject. -Lon

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How to Create a Breakthrough in Any Area of Your Life: Manage Your Strategies, Your Story, and Your State

How to Create a Breakthrough in Any Area of Your Life: Manage Your Strategies, Your Story, and Your State | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Question: One of the toughest things about chasing the dream is managing the disciplines of persistent action and hopeful patience that are required to ultimately see the vision come to be.
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Popular autism treatment might not be effective, study finds

Popular autism treatment might not be effective, study finds | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
A popular treatment for children with autism spectrum disorders might not be effective, according to new findings from a group of 12 researchers, including professors from the University of Texas and Texas State University.
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Why Are Low-Income Kids Being Prescribed Drugs They Don't Need?

Why Are Low-Income Kids Being Prescribed Drugs They Don't Need? | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Physicians are prescribing drugs used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder to low-income kids even if they haven't been diagnosed with ADHD.
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Mindful Parenting? First, Self-Care! - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Mindful Parenting? First, Self-Care! - PsychCentral.com (blog) | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
PsychCentral.com (blog)Mindful Parenting? First, Self-Care!PsychCentral.com (blog)For the past 3 weekends, my husband has had to take on the bulk of the parenting while I rested.
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Eating Disorders and the Power of Christ

Eating Disorders and the Power of Christ | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
I kept my mind and body busy through the end of high school. Little did I know that my heart was already full of idolatry.

Via Jennifer Lubanski
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Neuroscience: Under Attack

Neuroscience: Under Attack | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Growing ranks of skeptics and critics slam new “brain porn.”...
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ADHD Awareness Week: All You Need To Know About ADHD | Brain Balance Achievement Centers

ADHD Awareness Week: All You Need To Know About ADHD | Brain Balance Achievement Centers | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
In honor of ADHD Awareness Week, we have compiled all you need to know about ADHD in one place! Find signs, symptoms, parenting strategies, and more.
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Video game craving 'bad as alcohol' - Sydney Morning Herald

Video game craving 'bad as alcohol' - Sydney Morning Herald | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Video game craving 'bad as alcohol'Sydney Morning HeraldA STUDY of video game players has confirmed what many have long suspected, that gaming can be just as addictive as alcohol or gambling.

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Julia Steiny: Give Thanks, for God’s Sake

Julia Steiny: Give Thanks, for God’s Sake | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Julia Steiny says gratitude is a discipline. Like any other skill, it must be practiced regularly.
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How the Internet is Shaping Our "Global Brain"

How the Internet is Shaping Our "Global Brain" | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
And why we must be mindful of technology's risks and rewards.
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The Other Achievement Gap: Children With Learning Disabilities

The Other Achievement Gap: Children With Learning Disabilities | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Education Week reporter Nirvi Shah tracks news and trends of interest to the special education community, including administrators, teachers, and parents.
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ADHD 'caused by genetic faults' - Telegraph

ADHD 'caused by genetic faults' - Telegraph | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
A genetic basis for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has been discovered by British scientists, who say their research explodes the myth that it is just an excuse for bad parenting.
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Has Your Kid Ever Been Victim to Money Bullying?

Has Your Kid Ever Been Victim to Money Bullying? | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
We all know about kids being teased if they don't have the latest clothes or if they don't live in the most desirable part of town, but there is another side that goes mostly unnoticed.
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Sugar and High Fructose Corn Syrup: Not Such a Sweet Deal

Sugar and High Fructose Corn Syrup: Not Such a Sweet Deal | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
We are in the midst of an obesity crisis in this country, and I'm convinced high fructose corn syrup is a major culprit.
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5 Ways To Overcome Feelings Of Neediness

5 Ways To Overcome Feelings Of Neediness | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
When all is said and done, the key to overcoming neediness is to respect your needs for connection instead of fearing them. When you do, the chaos of neediness gives way to the clarity of intimacy. And everyone's happier for it.
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Deep engagement in youth work

Deep engagement in youth work | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it

This post talks about much of what is avoided in the private parent-choice residential schools and programs.  -Lon

 

 


Via Sam Ross, Teenage Whisperer
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Ironwood Maine - Troubled Teens Therapeutic Boarding School

Ironwood Maine - Troubled Teens Therapeutic Boarding School | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Ironwood School and Residential Treatment Center for troubled teens located in the embracing Maine countryside, welcomes your troubled teen into a safe and therapeutic learning environment.


Woodbury Reports Thanks This Program For Their Support!

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Teens Involved in Arts Activities Report More Depressive Symptoms than Teens Not Involved in the Arts, Research Finds

Teens Involved in Arts Activities Report More Depressive Symptoms than Teens Not Involved in the Arts, Research Finds | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Teens who participate in after-school arts activities such as music, drama and painting are more likely to report feeling depressed or sad than students who are not involved in these programs.

 

Full study available here: http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/releases/aca-ofp-young.pdf ;


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A Broad View of Bad Habits and what Creates them

A Broad View of Bad Habits and what Creates them | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it

B ad habits , everyone has them, ADHD or not. Since we are a grouping of peoples who have their brains wired, essentially, the same way our habits tend to share similarities. But, the inevitable   fact is, EVERYONE has limitations and EVERYONE has bad habits. .

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Richard Elmore: "I do not believe in the institutional structure of public schooling anymore" - School Leader

Richard Elmore: "I do not believe in the institutional structure of public schooling anymore" - School Leader | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
In my teaching and writing I sometimes ponder whether the existing structures of schooling are actually the biggest obstacle to student learning. Can schools as we currently know them ever accomplish the mission we've established for them?

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Will DSM-5 Reduce the Rates of Autism?

Will DSM-5 Reduce the Rates of Autism? | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
The DSM-5 autism group has been blinded by an intellectual conflict of interest.
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Check out this slide show! The 5 big mistakes in virtual education

Sometimes Schools are getting wrong the notion of virtual education.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Lou Salza
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10 Ways to Teach Children it's Not All about Them | All Pro Dad

10 Ways to Teach Children it's Not All about Them | All Pro Dad | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Train your children to be different, to serve others. Start with these 10 ways to teach your children it’s not all about them.
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