How to Help Youth Communicate and Resolve Conflict

A fight erupted in the school hall and both boys had bloody noses. They had to be pulled apart by four adults. Mrs. Walker, the assistant principal, intervened. “He said my cousin is stupid,” growled Michael. “No one insults my family.”...

A Survey for Adults and Children They Love

Malala Yousafzai, human rights and education activist, said, “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” When Malala was 17 years old, she became the youngest recipient of the Nobel peace prize. Words have power....

How to Inspire Teamwork & Collaboration

“The only place ‘success’ comes before ‘work’ is in the dictionary,” insisted Vince Lombardi, legendary football coach of the Green Bay Packers. “The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.” Lombardi passionately rallied team spirit and...

Teens & Technology: Tuned In or Turned Off?

A photo circulating across social media shows a group of teenagers preoccupied with their cell phones as they sit on a bench in front of Rembrandt’s The Night Watch at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.  An adult posted this image on Facebook with the words, “We are...
How to Stand Up to Bullies

How to Stand Up to Bullies

Jennifer Lawrence, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Robert Patterson, Miley Cyrus, Marshall Mathers (Eminem), and Lady Gaga share more than celebrity status.  They know what it’s like to be bullied. “Girls can be mean,” said Jennifer Lawrence. ...

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