Archive for July, 2014

Summer Reading Recommendations

Sara Romer For most high school students, there are about ten weeks of summer sandwiched between the SATs, ACTs, the spring finals rush, and the start of school, including the full-fledged admission application season that unfolds for seniors in the fall. Ten weeks to relax and reflect; to connect with friends and family in ways the school calendar doesn’t often allow. Yes, there’s even time ...

Girls and Social Media: Cautions

Back in 1994 a girl might finish her homework and then pull out her diary, unlock it and begin to write about her day, the boys she has a crush on and her friends. According to Psychologist Dr. Leonard Sax, the act of writing allowed her to figure out, “Who Am I?” She was doing important reflective work with pen and paper and it was private. No one else would see it. Contrast that scenario with ...
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