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Teens Tends To Choose Their Friends Based On Courses, Not Status
2013-11-17 04:26:42

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Who knew teenagers were complex enough creatures to choose friends based on something more than a single school social strata? A Michigan State University (MSU) led study deflates the myth, perpetuated by Hollywood, that teenage birds of a feather only flock together in tightly regulated cliques. The research, funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, points to the fact that strong high school...

2013-11-07 13:18:23

Although the number of children born to teenage parents has decreased since the 1990s, these children continue to be at an increased risk for injury, both accidental and intentional. This may be because many of these teenage parents are poor, uneducated, and lack parental safety and supervision skills. In a new study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics, researchers analyzed the types of injuries to children of teenage parents. Brian D. Robertson, PhD, and colleagues from...

2013-10-25 23:22:10

CompuHigh online high school teachers and staff met last weekend for their annual faculty symposium. Faculty discussed their shared purpose as well as teaching strategies and resources. (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 CompuHigh online high school held its annual faculty symposium this past weekend. Teachers and support staff met in Morgantown, WV to share lunch and collaborate on mastery online teaching strategies. Teachers and staff shared their passion for teaching and their dedication to...

2013-10-22 23:26:52

PMBC Group, a full service public relations firm is pleased to announce a new client relationship with social discovery app Anomo, based on the shared understanding that who you meet drastically affects your life path. Anomo is revolutionizing how people meet and socialize, ensuring that people meet the people they need while making social interactions more efficient and entertaining. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 PMBC Group, a full service public relations firm is pleased to...

2013-10-17 23:28:32

ALOHA Mind Math recognizes that the education system is in a transition. ALOHA Mind Math programs adjust for educational changes. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 http://www.alohamindmath.com ALOHA Mind Math recognizes that the education system is in a transition. Curriculum nationwide is changing via the Common Core Standards. In time, the concept of the new guidelines will enable consistency nationwide, even if a student moves to another school district or even out of state. School...

2013-10-17 11:04:22

Spatial and non-verbal skills differ little from those of kids born to older moms Contrary to popular belief, the intellectual development of children born to teen mums does not lag behind that of children born to mums in their 20s and 30s, finds research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. While there is some difference in the speed of language development, the spatial and non-verbal skills of children born to teen mums don't differ from those of children born to...


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