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Life Skills To Relearn - Essential Skills - Oprah.com

Life Skills To Relearn - Essential Skills - Oprah.com | Youth Development | Scoop.it
Sometimes, new research inspires us to re-examine old know-how (think: shoelace-tying).

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Children benefit from positive peer influence in afterschool programs - Toronto NewsFIX

Children benefit from positive peer influence in afterschool programs - Toronto NewsFIX | Youth Development | Scoop.it
Children benefit from positive peer influence in afterschool programs Toronto NewsFIX Children in afterschool programs who have a sense of connectedness with their peers are less likely to report emotional problems, according to Penn State...
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[HD] Best motivational video ever 2013 - GET RESULTS

Best 2013 motivational and inspirational video: Motivation, Inspiration, Success, be Great! Created for you by Timeo-Performance With the team we wanted to b... (@sho_time_ Honestly watch this video.
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The Keys to Positive Youth Development Pt 1

The Keys to Positive Youth Development Pt 1 | Youth Development | Scoop.it
Many significant issues impact education and youth development. Over the past few decades, a variety of solutions have been proposed to increase student grades, attendance and graduation rates, as ...
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The Ethics of Program Design in Youth Development - Social Justice Solutions

The Ethics of Program Design in Youth Development - Social Justice Solutions | Youth Development | Scoop.it
The Ethics of Program Design in Youth Development Social Justice Solutions Technically, I design programs for so-called “at-risk” youth, but all that really means is being sensitive to certain needs and understanding the institutional context of...
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Athens, Ga., teens build community, life skills through chess - The Augusta Chronicle

Athens, Ga., teens build community, life skills through chess
The Augusta Chronicle
A group gathers at Little Italy in downtown Athens, Ga. to play chess on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.
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What matters for a child’s future isn’t IQ. It’s this.

What matters for a child’s future isn’t IQ. It’s this. | Youth Development | Scoop.it
In recent years, what Nobel laureated economist James Heckman calls “non-cognitive skills” have become all the rage in education circles.
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Through golf, Tyler Hitchner learns life skills, lands scholarship to Alabama - Tuscaloosa Magazine

Through golf, Tyler Hitchner learns life skills, lands scholarship to Alabama
Tuscaloosa Magazine
And I also love the idea of being able to play it my whole life. That's the big advantage of golf.
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Sports-based programs are helping at-risk youth - STLtoday.com

Sports-based programs are helping at-risk youth - STLtoday.com | Youth Development | Scoop.it
Sports-based programs are helping at-risk youth STLtoday.com Overlooked in this dialogue is the life-changing role sports can play for at-risk youth in low-income urban neighborhoods and the need for more sports-based youth programs to reduce crime...
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12 Life Skills You Must Learn Before You Need Them

12 Life Skills You Must Learn Before You Need Them | Youth Development | Scoop.it
Luck is when preparation meets opportunity. ~Roman Philosopher, Seneca There's nothing like being caught in a situation that calls for one of those life skills you wish you had learned before you n...
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Golden opportunity for budding DJs

THE National Youth Development Agency has finally put its money where its mouth is, so to speak. The agency has partnered with DJ Oskido Mdlongwa, former YFM manager Greg Maloka - who now leads Kay...
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