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The Secret Weapon E-Cigarette Companies Use to Get to Teens

Any parent or teacher of a high schooler likely knows that e-cigarettes are taking over the teen population. Young people now use e-cigarettes more than regular cigarettes, but despite their “healthier” aspects of vaping versus smoking, e-cigarettes still pose a significant health risk to minors. Aside from addictive nicotine, they contain unsafe chemicals that can […]

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3 Ways for Teachers to Stay Healthy

If you’ve ever worked in the classroom, you know that teaching is a physically demanding job. The immune system is constantly under attack by the many germs that students carry into the school building. There is hardly enough time to use the restroom in between classes. Days are spent constantly circulating rows of desks and […]

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Why Teachers Should Log Communications with Parents

Parents can often be a teacher’s biggest ally when it comes to helping a student. When both parties have the same goals and methodology in mind, they can join together in a united front to provide the student with a consistent approach to an issue. However, not every parent-teacher relationship goes so smoothly. Some teachers […]

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Is “Less Talk. More Play.” Really How We Should Live?

Are we really benefiting? It’s the grand irony of our time: we are simultaneously more connected and more isolated than ever before. Our smartphones distract us from living in the moment and “protect” us from normal, everyday human interaction. Instead of chatting about the Super Bowl with the person next to us the checkout line […]

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Social Media Influencers Are Changing Children’s Diets

Influencers on social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram are called influencers for a reason. They have so many followers and so much power in online communities that they have the ability to sway the decisions people make. For that very reason, many companies hire these influencers to post online about certain products in order […]

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Are You a Victim of Attention Engineering?

There’s a reason social media is so popular. Of course, it keeps us connected to our friends and it’s a fun way to show the world who we are and what we’re doing. But, more than that, it’s addictive. Social media is biologically addictive. As we scroll, we hang on to the hope that the […]

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