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Cooperation vs. Self-interest: Which Reigns Supreme?

Cooperation vs. Self-interest: Which Reigns Supreme? | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Recently, Harvard Business Review focused its July-August 2011 issue on collaboration. It connected so well and deeply with my own experiences that I decided to write a series of posts dedicated to...
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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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Woodbury Reports News and Views

Woodbury Reports News and Views | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it

 We search the Internet to find articles and opinions that might be helpful to professionals in the private parent-choice network, and parents working with teens with behavioral/emotional/learning problems.

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Five Tips In Working With Difficult Students-Dan Blanchard

Five Tips In Working With Difficult Students-Dan Blanchard | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it

Blanchard, a long time public school teacher in connecticut, author and speaker, shared some of what he has learned from working with students having trouble in school and/or with behavioral problems,

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Dan Blanchard is a model of what public school teachers can be, and his ways of helping difficult students.  -Lon

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4 Things Teachers Shouldn't Be Asking Their Students to Do - Education Week Teacher

4 Things Teachers Shouldn't Be Asking Their Students to Do - Education Week Teacher | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
It’s unreasonable to hold students to the same standards as adults, writes Justin Minkel.
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A good start in thinking through how students should not be treated.  -Lon

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Admissions Bribery Scandal: Pretending Degree Has Value Is a Scam - Bloomberg

Admissions Bribery Scandal: Pretending Degree Has Value Is a Scam - Bloomberg | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
There’s a reason that powerful parents scrambled to get their kids into the Ivy League rather than a rigorous, practical school like Caltech or MIT.
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Responsible and ethical educational consultants have long realized that non-elite colleges often can provide better quality education.  Interesting take here questioning the true value of college degrees, especially from elite universities.  -Lon

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Addiction: The New Retirement Threat - Barron's

Addiction: The New Retirement Threat - Barron's | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Drug overdose has become the No. 1 cause of accidental death, and rates of abuse are two to three times higher in affluent communities. Parents can help—but it won’t be easy.
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Some good advice and warnings when treading the thicket of treatment programs for behavioral/emotional problems.  With spsecial advice relating to drug addiction  -Lon

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The Myth of Comfort Food-Interview With Beacon Program’s Molly Carmel

The Myth of Comfort Food-Interview With Beacon Program’s Molly Carmel | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it

So called Comfort Food does not really provide comfort in the long run, and can be questioned as really being food explained Molly Carmel,  founder of Beacon Program to Lon on June 23, 2016....

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The food we eat can have an amazing impact on our emotional wellbeing, and comfort food tends to have the worst impact.  -Lon

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Are Digital Devices the Reason Why Kids Can’t Write?

Are Digital Devices the Reason Why Kids Can’t Write? | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it

Many parents who look at the messages sent back and forth in their children’s smart phones wonder if schools are even teaching writing these days. After all, the conversations seem to be full of acronyms and emojis, hardly the stuff that made Mark Twain or Louisa May Alcott great writers and less likely to help their children write at all. ...

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Maybe teaching them the proper digital tools can help them write better.  -Lon

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The Effects of Helicopter Parenting

The Effects of Helicopter Parenting | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
The phrase “helicopter parenting” describes parents who are overinvolved in their children’s lives. They hover close by, and help at the first sign of trouble. We’re just learning about the effects of helicopter parenting.
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A good discussion of the topic, including positives and negatives of Helicopter Parenting.  -Lon

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Opinion | Let Children Get Bored Again

Opinion | Let Children Get Bored Again | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Boredom teaches us that life isn’t a parade of amusements. More important, it spawns creativity and self-sufficiency.

Via Peter Mellow
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Hyper-parenting will not let children get bored, thus give them the impression that life is a continuous adventure and unable to overcome tedium.  -Lon

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This Is Your Brain Off Facebook - The New York Times

This Is Your Brain Off Facebook - The New York Times | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Planning on quitting the social platform? A major new study offers a glimpse of what unplugging might do for your life. (Spoiler: It’s not so bad.)
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Parents – Help Yourself First! – Chris McDuffie of Turning Point Addiction & Recovery Services

Parents – Help Yourself First! – Chris McDuffie of Turning Point Addiction & Recovery Services | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
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Do you agree that the first step in parenting is to take care of yourself first?  -Lon

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NYC spends $325 million to send students with disabilities to private school

NYC spends $325 million to send students with disabilities to private school | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
The cost of sending students with disabilities to private schools has doubled since de Blasio was sworn in and has reached $325 million per year, dwarfing the price tag of some of the mayor’s highest-profile education initiatives.
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Are public schools ever going to achieve the quality for some of their special ed students that private schools attain?  -Lon

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Depression in girls linked to higher use of social media | Society | The Guardian

Depression in girls linked to higher use of social media | Society | The Guardian | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Research suggests link between social media use and depressive symptoms was stronger for girls compared with boys
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The evidence is piling up, and we need to figure out a way to respond to this apparently growing problem.  -Lon

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Teen suicide, depression soar but treatment hard to find

Teen suicide, depression soar but treatment hard to find | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Early diagnosis and treatment is key to reducing suicide and addiction. Nearly half of people who suffer from substance abuse disorder have a mental health disorder.
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With these kind of results, it is obvious something is wrong, and the mental health establishment is not being very successful in responding to this growing need.  -Lon

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What I Learned Raising a Challenging Adolescent - Thrive Global

What I Learned Raising a Challenging Adolescent - Thrive Global | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
When I was a teenager growing up in the sixties in New York, my parents certainly had their share of challenges. Even though I was a kindhearted girl, I was a bit on the rebellious side. I thought my European-born parents were old-fashioned, and I used every possible occasion to disagree with them. My father […]
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A interesting testimony of a parents thoughts in helping their acting out teen through residential treatment.  I see a lot of these -Lon

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Mother Of Student With Autism Outraged At Parents ‘Cheating The System’ In College Admissions Scam – CBS Sacramento

Mother Of Student With Autism Outraged At Parents ‘Cheating The System’ In College Admissions Scam – CBS Sacramento | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
A mother of a disabled student is outraged over celebrities and big spenders trying to cheat the system.
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The College Admissions Scam is opening sunlight into ways the system is open to fraud.  At the expense of students who really need the extra accomodations.  -Lon

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German-style prison rehab leads inmate to college basketball team and Dean's List - 60 Minutes - CBS News

German-style prison rehab leads inmate to college basketball team and Dean's List - 60 Minutes - CBS News | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
A U.S. prison program, inspired by German-style corrections, has already worked wonders for at least one former inmate. 60 Minutes reports, Sunday at 7 p.m. ET/PT
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An interesting experiment of emotional growth treatment.  -Lon

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One with the nature, from India Newspaper

One with the nature, from India Newspaper | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
This year seems to be the year of balance, as workouts do not just happen in closed and air-conditioned rooms, but also out there in nature.
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A view of the state of Wilderness Therapy in India.  -Lon

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Teaching Children 'No' in the Era of #MeToo

Teaching Children 'No' in the Era of #MeToo | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Children have to be taught what no means. But how?
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An interesting take on the importance of saying "NO".  -lon

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Harvard Study Shows the Dangers of Early School Enrollment

Harvard Study Shows the Dangers of Early School Enrollment | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Instead of recognizing that schooling is the problem, we blame the kids.
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A sober analysis of the arguments against early school enrollment. -Lon

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A Faith Based Wilderness Therapy Model-Jory Hanselman, BaMidbar Wilderness

A Faith Based Wilderness Therapy Model-Jory Hanselman, BaMidbar Wilderness | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it

Jory Hanselman, Director of BaMidbar Wilderness Therapy opening January 1, 2018 in Colorado, explained to Lon November 6, 2017 that their new wilderness program will integrate metaphors from Jewish culture and history in their new wilderness program.  

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What Teachers Need to Know About Students with Dysgraphia

What Teachers Need to Know About Students with Dysgraphia | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Dysgraphia is a learning disability that affects writing, making many tasks difficult. Learn how teachers can help students with dysgraphia succeed.
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When there are estimates that from 4 to 20 percent suffer from these writing problems, we should pay more attention.  -Lon

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Dr. James Powell Gone Fishing In Heaven

Dr. James Powell Gone Fishing In Heaven | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
It is with sadness that we announce the loss of our dear colleague and friend, James Powell, PhD., LMFT. Jim passed away peacefully at his home
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Jim will be missed.  I first had a chance to socialize with Jim fly fishing in New Zealand and lakes in north Idaho.  He was always knowledgable about schools and the network, and always had a great smile and willingness to help.  -Lon

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How Video Games Amplify Learning

How Video Games Amplify Learning | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
The UCI professor of informatics and president of the Higher Education Video Game Alliance gave an overview of research findings from studies conducted over the past decade. Among the results:

Video gaming has significant positive effects on reading, reasoning skills and mathematics achievement.
Games align well with STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). For example, one study showed improvement in STEM performance of more than a grade of difference when using games to learn instead of textbooks.
Video gaming results in 20% higher self-efficacy, 11% higher declarative knowledge, 14% higher procedural knowledge and 9% better retention.
Video games have a positive impact in areas like perception and attention, systemic thinking, ethical reasoning, collaborative problem solving and computer and technology fluency.

Via Kim Flintoff
Lon Woodbury's insight:

When talking about video games/internet addiction, we have to remember there is another side to this narrative.  -Lon

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The UCI professor of informatics and president of the Higher Education Video Game Alliance gave an overview of research findings from studies conducted over the past decade. Among the results:

Video gaming has significant positive effects on reading, reasoning skills and mathematics achievement.
Games align well with STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). For example, one study showed improvement in STEM performance of more than a grade of difference when using games to learn instead of textbooks.
Video gaming results in 20% higher self-efficacy, 11% higher declarative knowledge, 14% higher procedural knowledge and 9% better retention.
Video games have a positive impact in areas like perception and attention, systemic thinking, ethical reasoning, collaborative problem solving and computer and technology fluency.
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The Tyranny of Being On Task - Edutopia

The Tyranny of Being On Task - Edutopia | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
There seem to be forces in education that push us to make sure students are on task. Why do we attempt to meet that demand when we know it’s unreasonable? Why do we demand on task behavior when it is not equivalent to student engagement? Isn’t it OK for students to be off task from time to time? In fact, don’t students need time to be off task? To take it to another level, what if off task is really on task?

Via John Evans, Dennis Swender
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Isn't "always on-task" the opposite of play time that recharges the mind?  -Lon

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Challenging the Traditional Medical Model: The CEDU/Rocky Mountain Academy Emotional Growth Challenge-My personal observations

Challenging the Traditional Medical Model: The CEDU/Rocky Mountain Academy Emotional Growth Challenge-My personal observations | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
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