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How Empowering Influential Kids Can Change School Culture For the Better

How Empowering Influential Kids Can Change School Culture For the Better | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
A recent study reveals when well-connected students have to lead the way they can do a lot to change social norms, especially when they create a campaign for
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Harvard Study Reveals Shocking Reason Why Girls Aren't Learning to be Leaders

Harvard Study Reveals Shocking Reason Why Girls Aren't Learning to be Leaders | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
For the last few decades, women have been breaking professional barriers. But a new report by Harvard’s Educational School reveals there’s a hidden barrier teen girls are running up against.
“Girls are facing biases from many sources, from teen boys, from some parents, and they are facing biases...
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Playtime Isn’t Just for Preschoolers—Teenagers Need It, Too

Playtime Isn’t Just for Preschoolers—Teenagers Need It, Too | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
Helicopter parents and teachers, stand down. Kids of all ages need time to learn through play in school.
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The 10 Commandments Of Instagram

The 10 Commandments Of Instagram | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
It's time for some guidelines on how to be a good human on Instagram. I came up with these with input from a bunch of kids, teens, parents and educators. I encourage you to talk about them with your kids and share them with teachers....
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Q&A with Daniel Goleman: How the Research Supports Social-Emotional Learning

Q&A with Daniel Goleman: How the Research Supports Social-Emotional Learning | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
Research shows that SEL increases prosocial classroom behavior, teaches cognitive control, changes students' home life, and prepares them for future success.
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157. AMY POEHLER: Great people do things before they're ready

157. AMY POEHLER: Great people do things before they're ready | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
Amy Poehler is one of my favourite funny people, known for her portrayal as Pawnee’s Leslie Knope in Parks and Recreation, which I’m a big fan of. She’s also a Saturday Night Live alum and co-found...
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World Conference In Chicago Teaches Students About Leadership

World Conference In Chicago Teaches Students About Leadership | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
HOBY president and CEO Javier LaFianza said this week’s events were designed to help students identify their passions, and where they want to make a difference in the world.
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Lessons Worth Sharing

Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.
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Cool at 13, Adrift at 23

Cool at 13, Adrift at 23 | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
A study finds that after early adolescence the social status of socially precocious teenagers often plummeted.
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A Strategy for Discovering and Describing Student Accomplishments

A Strategy for Discovering and Describing Student Accomplishments | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
Why is the college application essay so difficult?

Some common answers: the stakes are high, students haven't written many personal narratives, and they don't understand what admissions officers are
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Leadership Lessons from Frozen

I never thought I'd find leadership tips in a princess movie. But there are many reasons why Frozen has brought in $1.2 billion so far.
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13 Ways to Teach Yourself to Be More Confident

Few are born confident, research shows. The self-assured learn to be that way, and you can too.
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Introverted Kids Need to Learn to Speak Up at School

Introverted Kids Need to Learn to Speak Up at School | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
Every child should be graded on class participation -- and parents don't help their children when they argue otherwise.
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The Road to Character

The Road to Character | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
The Road to Character, the new book from New York Times columnist David Brooks. Learn more about the book, purchase the book and take the character quiz.
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Emotional areas of the teen brain 'shut down' when criticised

Emotional areas of the teen brain 'shut down' when criticised | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists from Universities of Pittsburgh, California-Berkeley and Harvard found teenagers’ brains shut down in the face of maternal criticism. Illustrated by Haley and Claire in Modern Family.
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The Benefits of Teaching Lessons Learned in Preschool to Older Kids

The Benefits of Teaching Lessons Learned in Preschool to Older Kids | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
A new report argues that non-academic "skills for success" can and should be cultivated and assessed in older students.
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Unfinished Houses

Unfinished Houses | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
Why can’t we finish this house?I hear this question every summer from teenagers and young adults who have come with me to the Dominican Republic, eager to make a difference in the lives of the p
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How to start a TED-Ed Club

How to start a TED-Ed Club | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
A step-by-step guide for starting a TED-Ed Club at your local school or community organization. Step 1 Watch this short video about starting a TED-Ed Club. If you're interested, share it with frien...
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Resilience and Grit: Resource Roundup

Resilience and Grit: Resource Roundup | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
Edutopia's curated collection of blogs, articles, interviews, and videos with information for parents and educators about the associated concepts of resilience and grit.
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Councilman Herndon’s Program Inspires Young Leaders

Councilman Herndon’s Program Inspires Young Leaders | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
Every year Councilman Herndon organizes a week for high schools students to explore their career options and meet industry leaders.
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The Wild Children of Yesteryear

The Wild Children of Yesteryear | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
Today’s helicopter parents could learn a lot from 19th-century child rearing.
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Your Face Scares Me: Understanding the Hyperrational Adolescent Brain

Your Face Scares Me: Understanding the Hyperrational Adolescent Brain | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
Take off your snarky hat. Adolescents get a bad rap, says Dr. Daniel Siegel, and he should know. He's a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, founding co-director of the Mi
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Online, Researcher Says, Teens Do What They've Always Done

Online, Researcher Says, Teens Do What They've Always Done | Student Leadership | Scoop.it
In the world of social media research, danah boyd is a star. She says most adults misread and overreact to the online lives of teenagers. But as the title of her new book suggests, It's Complicated.
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