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[Español] ¿Las flores pueden ayudar a tus hijos sacar mejores notas en la escuela?

Articulo escrito por Perla Sofia Curbelo Santiago, originalmente publicado en Durante un estudio realizado con adultos mayores, la doctora Jeannette Haviland-Jones, profesora de Sicología y directora del Laboratorio de Emociones de Rutgers University, descubrió que las personas que recibieron flores en uno de sus estudios salieron mejor en los exámenes de memoria que aquellas […]

How I Instill a Sense of Social Responsibility in my Boys

No one is self-sufficient. We all must rely on the help of others to get through life. Our parents guide us, teachers mold us, friends influence us and heroes inspire us. When on solid footing, it is our turn to be those mentors and to assist those who might need a little hand. It doesn’t […]

My Experience with Homeless Teens as a Volunteer at the “Covenant House”

I had a picture of what a homeless teenager looked like in my mind’s eye. I’ll confess, I imagined a rough and tumble youngster made coarse by their tough circumstances. Then, I began volunteering at Covenant House Georgia, a service organization which serves the estimated 500 homeless teens who roam the streets of Atlanta on […]

Facebook Collaborates to Launch the Emotional Learning Resource For and By Teens Called “InspireED”

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. Six Seconds, a global network supporting people to create […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Kicks Off Challenge to Get Tweens & Teens to Be Fit

Boys & Girls Clubs of America has set bold goals to enable more kids to achieve a great future, including logging 4 billion hours of physical activity from Club kids and teens by 2018. As part of their three-year national partnership, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Nestlé are challenging Clubs around the country to […]

[#Shopping] 12 Awesome Star Wars Hoodies we Found Online

Star Wars craze is here again (or it has never left?). With the new movie, “The Force Awakens,” comes a slue of Star Wars memorabalia that makes any fan or collective drool! We believe that there’s no better way to show you are a true Star Wars fan than actually wearing something versus just having […]

Nominate Your Florida School to be a “Ford Safe Driving Zone”

We are proud to partner with our “Safety Driving” partner, Ford Motor Company, for this initiative. Multitasking is part of today’s busier-than-ever society but the practice can actually be deadly while behind the wheel. With the constant increase of demands, the temptation to split our focus is stronger than ever, creating a new and very […]

[VIDEO] Michelle Obama Launches to Help Teens’s College Process

As part of her Reach Higher initiative, the First Lady is announcing a new public awareness campaign, Better Make Room, to target Generation Z, or young people ages 14-19, to celebrate education, change the national conversation, and reach students directly where they are and give them a space to create content while also navigating the […]

[#Shopping] 12 of the Coolest Non-Costume Halloween Options for Boys & Girls

Not the costume type? No biggie! In this edition of our #Shopping series, we have curated the 12 most fashionable Halloween-inspired clothes we could find online. Your teen and tween – or you – will still be in the Halloween spirit without the funny or scary part 🙂 What’s our #Shopping series? We love shopping […]

[VIDEO] Professional Development Events for Teachers in the Coral Gables Museum in Miami

What can we learn from the Tamiami Trail? Social Science and Environmental Science Teachers attending both of these essions will receive 5 master plan points. Teachers can click here to register: Session I. Curator’s Tour “Trailblazers: The Perilous Story of the Tamiami Trail” Sunday, October 11, 2015 1:00 p.m. First event is featuring a guided […]

“Teens Take the Met!” in Free Event in NYC on October 16th

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 5th Ave (NYC) will be transformed into a dynamic cultural open house for teens on Friday, October 16, 5:00-8:00 p.m. during Teens Take the Met!—an innovative Museum-wide event developed in partnership with more than 55 cultural and youth organizations from New York’s five boroughs. The program encourages teens to […] Aims to Help Latino Families be More Financially Prepared

A recent study conducted by the national research organization Demos and The National Council of La Raza (NCLR), compared data from 2008 and 2012 and revealed that Latinos had $6,066 on credit cards and are likely to carry revolving balances month to month. Another recent study by Wells Fargo Survey indicates that three out of four […]