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Advocating for Small-Group Discussions at Your School

By Jean Sunde Peterson, Ph.D., author of How (and Why) to Get Students Talking: 78 Ready-to-Use Group Discussions About Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Relationships, and More (Grades 6–12) It was just a hunch. When I was tasked with creating a program for … Continue reading

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3 Examples of Young People Making Their Voices Heard

By Judge Tom Jacobs, author of What Are My Rights? Q&A About Teens and the Law (Revised & Updated 4th Edition) The rights and responsibilities bestowed on our children under the Constitution and Bill of Rights are sometimes exercised in … Continue reading

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Enter to Win the Teens and the Law Series!

This month, we’re giving away the Teens & the Law series. These three books familiarize young readers with our legal system, dispel myths and mysteries, and show that the law is by and for the people—including teens. One lucky reader will … Continue reading

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The Texting Principal

By Susan Stone Kessler, Ed.D., coauthor of The Principal’s Survival Guide. This post was originally published March 16, 2015 As a principal of a large high school, I needed to figure out how I would develop connections with my students … Continue reading

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How to Discuss Hot-Button Issues in the Classroom with Tolerance and Poise

By Jean Sunde Peterson, Ph.D., author of How (and Why) to Get Students Talking: 78 Ready-to-Use Group Discussions About Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Relationships, and More (Grades 6–12) Each year, at the first three-hour meeting of an introductory counseling course, I included … Continue reading

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