Do the young people you work with have love lives? Do those love lives ever cause them (or you) problems or concerns? Learn about Relationship Smarts PLUS, an easily implemented, research-based, evaluated program that helps young people get smart about their love lives. Young people today live and breathe in a culture that touts casual sex and casual connections.
Dr. Garbarino’s presentation focused on how a school’s social system plays a decisive role in the process of bullying, sexual harassment, and emotional violence in the lives of teenagers. One core message is to avoid the temptation to see bullying as a personal problem and instead to always look at the workings of the school as a social system. This implies a need for strategies for responding that include character education, better feedback from students, and more explicit demonstration of adult caring in the school.
Who are you, really? Have your skills and interests been passed down from your parents or grandparents? Where did the habits and customs of today’s American society come from?There is more to one’s history – the history of family and community – than your DNA and the names of your ancestors.
So much of what we encounter each day is shaped by engineering. Engineers work in many different ways and take on many projects. Engineers take the principles of science and math and apply them directly to making things or solving problems.
Today, one in seven people do not get enough food to be healthy and lead an active life. Yet there is enough food in the world for everyone to have the nourishment necessary for a healthy and productive life. How can this be?
From 4-H clubs to summer camps to athletic teams, every youth program has something that makes it special. While one group is painting a mural or designing a fair exhibit, another group is planting trees or building a Web site.