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Three Facts You Need to Know to Connect with Generation Z

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Generation Z–as with any generation–is living in a new “narrative.” In today’s world, kids are growing up in a time that is both exhilarating and frightening for them. This is causing changes that can be difficult to understand. In fact, they are so different from older generations that parents…

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Signs of the Times from the College Entrance Scandal

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn What can the latest college entrance scandal tell us about the shift in parenting today? Tim Elmore and Andrew McPeak discuss the four parenting trends they have observed on today’s podcast. Resources: 12 Huge Mistakes Parent Can Avoid Contact: Social: @GrowingLeaders, @TimElmore and @AndrewMcPeak 0shares Facebook Twitter Google+…

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The Great Need for Social & Emotional Learning

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Emotional intelligence in students has become a front and center issue for so many educators across America. Any student struggling with anxiety or depression will benefit from what educators now describe as: Social Emotional Learning or S.E.L. This topic is taking the K-12 educational world by storm, as a growing number…

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Best Practices to Engage Your Student Athletes

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn The Director of Student Athlete Development at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Chris Everett, is interviewed by Growing Leaders’ Director of Strategic Partnership, JT Thoms. Chris Everett shares about his past experiences of being a student athlete and his role in the development of current student athletes.…

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Four Lessons We Learn From Gabby Douglas

2shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Her moment was both unbelievable and overwhelming. Gabby Douglas became the first African-American to win the Olympic all-round gold medal in gymnastics. It is the most coveted title in her sport…and she did it at sixteen years old. Gabby Douglas belongs to Generation iY. In a world where her…

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Dos and Don’t’s For Grads Heading into the Job Hunt

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0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn ‘Tis the season…to enter the marketplace and hunt for a job. At least that’s true for two million college students who graduate this month. Employers plan to hire a little over ten percent more recent graduates than they did last year at this time. But what should you do…

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Waiting For Superman

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Another critical movie was released over the weekend. It’s a movie I recommend everyone see — especially if you care about kids and the future of American education. It’s called: “Waiting For Superman.” It’s the documentary everyone’s talking about. It tells a gripping story about the state of public…

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What is it About Twenty-Somethings?

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Last week, the New York Times ran an article called, “What is it About Twenty-Somethings?” It was a treatment of the rising population who are aptly called “emerging adults” by author Jeffrey Jensen Arnett. You can find the article here on lemondrop. The article cleverly shares 10 clues that…

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