Education

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It’s Not Their Fault: 6 Reasons Why Young Adults Can’t Launch

By Donna C. Moss, MA, LCSW-R In a couple of weeks I’m going to be on the radio again with my new topic “It’s not Their Fault: Why Young Adults Can’t Launch.” I think it’s because in the last decade, the loan situation re: college costs, even if you just take a certificate like massage […]

Why boys need to have conversations about emotional intimacy in classrooms

By Amy Schalet, University of Massachusetts Amherst   An award-winning, veteran Bronx high school teacher, handed in his resignation after colliding with the school’s principal in 2016. Tom Porton had distributed HIV/AIDS education fliers listing nonsexual ways of “Making Love Without Doin’ It” (including advice to “read a book together”). What does it say when a […]

College Picks for Transgender Students

By Dale Price of Access College America Finding the right college fit can be daunting for both prospective college students and parents but for those identifying as a member of the transgender community, the task of sorting through so many college options may require more time and research. Most notably, while searching for a university […]

Principal Shahe Reveals the Secret to Extraordinary Success

Whether your child is seven years old or 17, you can use the below techniques to ease the tension and stress around homework. Keep reading to learn how to set clear, after-school expectations and help your child create a successful homework routine without bribing, arguing, or babysitting.

Stop arguing about homework, do this instead

Whether your child is seven years old or 17, you can use the below techniques to ease the tension and stress around homework. Keep reading to learn how to set clear, after-school expectations and help your child create a successful homework routine without bribing, arguing, or babysitting.

The Research Behind the Argument for a Later School Start Time

By Amy Wadsworth Sleeping in, even for a little while on a weekday, might seem like an unnecessary luxury to some, but for high school students it’s been proven to be a medical necessity. Nine hours of sleep is ideal for most teens according to a number of recent highly regarded studies, including one administered […]

Things I Wish People Knew About my Deaf Kids

By Valli Gideons   They may look normal but they don’t hear normal. If you speak in a quiet voice, they can not hear you. When they are in a place with background noise, it is extremely hard to hear (outdoors, a gym, a restaurant, on the playground, near the ocean). If they don’t hear […]

Parenting From The Trenches | Episode 8 | The College Admissions Process with Roberta Tansman

“Parenting From The Trenches” (Episode 8) — Amy discusses the college admissions process with Roberta Tansman and answers view submitted questions. Next Episode November 29, 2017: Donna Palomba of Jane Doe No More TBA All Episodes October 25, 2017: Episode #8 “The College Admissions Process” with Roberta Tansman September 27, 2017: Episode #7 “Mindfulness” with […]

Bullying is An Attack on Self Worth

By Alicia T-Rust   Bullying Is Not New. “There’s so much complaining about bullying these days. Kids just need to toughen up.” I’ve heard that numerous times. It’s not easy, though.  Being the target of relentless bullying wears you down. Yes, as a child, I was bullied. I believe it began with a girl named […]