Everywhere you go, you have the chance to apply for a credit card. Just don’t join the line of students currently in credit card debt.
All along, my post-secondary plan was to head straight to college after I graduated.
Lesson Plan Guide: Getting Inked
Whether a fad or a phase, tattoos are forever.
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act re-authorized by President Obama’s administration in March 2010 includes revisions aim to have all diploma-earning students properly “college- and career-ready” by the year 2020. This article explains some of the possible meanings of that goal.
About 80 percent of teens date before the age of 18. But how many have the skills and wisdom to do it well?
“Teens are sharing more information about themselves on social media sites than they have in the past,” according to a recent Pew Internet research report on Teens, Social Media, and Privacy.
Students are huge targets for identity theft, so protect yourself.
Lesson Plan Guide:Dealing with Cyberbullies
Lesson Plan Guide: Distracted Driving
Lesson Plan Guide: Healthy in love
Lesson Plan Guide: Managing your online identity
Lesson Plan Guide: On the brink - managing stress
Lesson Plan Guide: Power of words
Lesson Plan Guide - Prescription for Disaster
Just because you can get it from a doctor doesn’t mean it can’t hurt you.
A deadly phenomenon in the age of mobile devices. Compares reaction times of driving while texting, driving while intoxicated and driving while elderly.
There was a 2010 documentary, “Catfish,” about it (that’s where the term comes from), which spawned an MTV show of the same name.
Degrading comments cut deeply, but so can a bystander’s silence. If you want to help, not hurt, speak up against teasing and bullying.
"I just feel so out of control sometimes. There is so much pain, and I just need a release.” These are the words of Jason (name changed to protect identity ), a 16-year-old sophomore from a rural town outside of Boise, Idaho. Hiding his arms in the sleeves of a large zippered hoodie, Jason is a cutter. “I’m not trying to kill myself or get attention. I hide my arms so no one sees (the cuts). I don’t think my parents know I do this, but one of my friends does. I’m embarrassed that I do this, but I don’t know how else to feel better.”