Most people want to be part of the popular crowd, but that desire could lead to bad decisions. Copying what our friends do or buy can result in relying too much on others. Find out why people should rely on their own instincts more than herd mentality.
Learn why middle school and high school students in LA embrace marathon running.
Read about how student activists from all over the world gathered at the Climate Change Conference to make their voices heard about the planet and their future on it.
Nobel-Prize winner Albert Einstein was one. Susan Cain presents her ideas about the value of introverts. She argues that though many people today prize being social and outgoing, being contemplative and quiet should also be encouraged and celebrated. Listen to her TED talk or read the transcript.
In honor of Indigenous People’s Day, these young activists raise awareness about multifaceted Indigenous identities.
|This ground-breaking program gives thousands of young black professionals an opportunity to intern for elite companies around the world.|
Read about how smart phones and social media impact the social lives of teens.
Read about Aubrie Lee’s experience with activism and her advice for young aspiring activists.
Teenagers reflect on a year of pandemic precautions through their words and artistic representations.
In this podcast, you will hear about how to predict the possibility of failure, how to avoid actually going through the failure, and then what can you do to sidestep it. Listen in to learn how to think ahead before you act.
This book excerpt explains why classes shouldn’t avoid discussing politics and provides tips for doing it well.
Voting for the first time is a rite of passage that will make your voice heard at the highest levels. Find out the facts now, so you’ll be ready when the time comes.
Students learning remotely have plenty of good reasons to keep their cameras off. Instructors have plenty of good reasons for wanting them on. How much should you share?
The star of the 2021 Presidential inauguration was a 22-year-old poet who had already climbed a steep hill.
In response to the educational challenges presented by the pandemic, students are arming themselves with data.
In some cultures, the passage from childhood to adulthood is marked by much more than just another birthday celebration. This short video takes us on a journey with 13-year-old Dachina Cochise as she participates in a traditional Apache ceremony that is meant to symbolize her transition into adulthood.
As school doors were closing in the spring of 2020, one Texas 8th grader was using her knowledge and curiosity to tackle the pandemic.
More and more people feel as if adulthood “really” starts much later than age 18.
A deficit in the development of the teenage brain has been blamed for teens’ behavior in recent years, but it may be time to lay the stereotype of the wild teenage brain to rest.
What is the biggest step toward becoming an adult? A poll taken in 2015 suggests that many people believe it has to do with financial independence.