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Grit Seen As Major Predictor Of Success For Teens

Grit Seen As Major Predictor Of Success For Teens

It seems courage, follow-through, resilience, and excellence – collectively referred to as “grit” — are in short supply among today’s youth.

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Additional Approaches Needed to Enhance Student Learning

Additional Approaches Needed to Enhance Student Learning

While academic content and teaching strategies are important in planning children’s education, there are at least two more ingredients needed in a quality education.

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Large Number of Teens Need a Moral Compass, Studies Show

Large Number of Teens Need a Moral Compass, Studies Show

Beyond school classrooms, there are character education resources that parents, grandparents and other adult role models can use to instill basic moral and ethical values in teenagers.

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Elevating Executive Function for Boys

Elevating Executive Function for Boys

“Executive Function & Self-Regulation,” a paper written by Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child, lists three skills that are crucial for learning and development.

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Preparing For A College Visit

Preparing For A College Visit

Choosing the college that is right for you is beyond important and that decision is based on a myriad of factors. Here’s how to come prepared.

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Leadership Education Raises Student Achievement

Leadership Education Raises Student Achievement

The lack of leadership education is one reason for the growing disparity in educational attainment among U.S. students of different races, nationalities and socio-economic backgrounds.

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Brain Science and the Difference between Boys and Girls

Brain Science and the Difference between Boys and Girls

Boys and girls learn differently for a very simple biological reason – their brains are built differently. Given, their differences, boys and girls perform better provided different stimuli.

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Is there a Cancer Growing in Our Schools?

Is there a Cancer Growing in Our Schools?

We are failing boys if we don’t address the “malignancies” in the education system. If you think of this as a cancer, it is growing and we cannot ignore it.

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Are We Failing Our Boys? – The Crisis in Education

Are We Failing Our Boys? – The Crisis in Education

Are you asking if there is a crisis looming? Are boys falling behind? And if so, what’s happened to our boys to make them fail and fall behind?

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A Warrior’s Journey

A Warrior’s Journey

Aziz Seck’s journey to ANA began when he left Dakar, Senegal at the age of 16. With only hoop dreams and the hope for a better life, his first step was a small school in rural Georgia where he and several of his teammates were housed in the gym

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