Etiquetes » Adolescents

The Importance of Placement

I’ve learned something of great importance and stunning simplicity and that is how important placement in classes is for students.  So many problems can be avoided or solved by making sure the kids are in classes that match their abilities and interests and additionally (if possible) see that they have teachers who are a match for them.  137 more words


Get to know the counselors (Cara Nicholson)

My name is Cara Nicholson. I hold a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling from Governors State University. Within the program, I chose the Marriage and Family sequence which allowed me to study counseling with individuals, couples, family, children, and adolescents. 152 more words


Never Stop

Hello everyone,

As I start this adventure in the blogging world; I am at a loss for words. I have thought about doing a blog for some time now. 428 more words


5 Reasons Why I, a 43-Year-Old Woman, Binge Watched ’13 Reasons Why’

Over the recent spring break, I binge watched the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, based on Jay Asher’s book of the same title. I am not the target audience for this work, but I could not stop watching this story about adolescence, sexual assault, and teenage suicide. 1.164 more words

Teaching In 2017

Fat Girl Dances With Rocks #LGBT #ownvoices @SusanStinson

*This book is part of my 2017 search to find positive representations of fat women in fiction or nonfiction, and that positive representation will not hinge on weight loss and falling in love. 1.240 more words

Book Reviews

Teens and Technology

Frequently parents ask me about their teen and technology. How young is too young for a cellphone? Should I tell my teen that I put a GPS on their phone? 1.127 more words