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5 Key Ingredients All Young Adult Novels Must Have

by Katie McCoach

The young adult market is unyielding in popularity, at least for the foreseeable future, but this also means it’s a flooded market with content published daily. 1,445 more words

Writing

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Join us at BSPAR 2016

Each year, rheumatology health professionals, researchers, charities and patients come together for the British Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatology (BSPAR) 555 more words
Research

Technology

Hello everyone,

My name is Kia, I started this blog to convey information about how violent video games can affect teenager’s mental health. I am also very interested in the affects technology has on children, teenagers, and adults. 22 more words

A moonshot: Pediatric cancer chief tells how effort could help young patients

BY JIM HOWE

Overall, one could say the U.S. is doing well in battling childhood cancers.

Since the 1960s, pediatric cancer deaths have fallen steadily. Today’s average five-year survival rate is 84 percent, compared to about 50 percent in 1975. 389 more words

Cancer

Validation

Chap Clark said in his book Hurt: Inside the Mind of Today’s Adolescent, “High school public education is a tough calling.  Yet is is also a high calling.”

School

Mythbusters

Since we came back to school in August, I have become aware that there is a lot of anxiety in the junior class. I decided to go visit the juniors in their English classes and address the myths that have been traveling among the students regarding college and their future. 1,179 more words

School

Listen to the Kids

Patricia Hirsch states in her book, A Tribe Apart, “Part of the solution to the underlying problem of school violence is so apparent that we are missing it.  29 more words

School Counseling