My book The Power of the Adolescent Brain:  Strategies for Teaching Middle and High School Students (ASCD, 2016) will be out on July 18th, and I wanted to share a video from Vimeo that gives you a picture in 2 minutes of what my book is about.  Look for more videos on this blog in...
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When I was doing research for my book The Human Odyssey, I was surprised at how few organizations there were out there actively working to meet the developmental needs of adolescents.  With all the problems of adolescence — gang violence, eating disorders, unwanted pregnancies, STDs, depression and suicide, school drop-out, and substance abuse among others...
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I was alarmed to read about a study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders suggested that eating disorders and other weight control methods such as dieting, diet product use, and vigorous exercise, rose among male adolescents between 1995 and 2005.   The Academy for Eating Disorders (which publishes the International Journal of Eating Disorders), writing about...
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