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ADHD: Parenting Beyond Behavior, Beliefs, and Grades

When we look at the whole story of children diagnosed with ADHD, we find that hindsight reveals deeper challenges that have not received attention. While the average age of presentation is between 3 to 6 years of age with the average age of diagnosis coming at 7 years of age, developmentally, other pictures emerge. In taking history we learn of symptoms and challenges that were present from an early age. Eventually, those children diagnosed (and undiagnosed) have endured labels very different...
Tags: Psychology, Students, Parenting, Self-esteem, Adhd, Grades, Berger, Stigma, School Performance, Children And Teens, Success & Achievement, Adhd And Add, Rapoport, Gilliam, Melamed J Cassuto


'The beginning of great change': Greta Thunberg hails school climate strikes

The 16-year-old’s lone protest last summer has morphed into a powerful global movement challenging politicians to actGreta Thunberg is hopeful the student climate strike on Friday can bring about positive change, as young people in more and more countries join the protest movement she started last summer as a lone campaigner outside the Swedish parliament. Related: Teenage activist takes School Strikes 4 Climate Action to Davos Continue reading...
Tags: Sweden, Protest, Students, Education, Climate Change, Environment, UK News, Schools, Thunberg, Greta Thunberg, Climate Action to Davos Continue


The graduate finance job where 35 hour weeks are standard

Giving up all your time for an investment banking job? What if you're doing it all wrong.
Tags: Students, Graduate, Analysis, About the Industry, News &


How & Why I Encourage My Teens to See a Therapist

Everyone needs a good therapist, that’s my personal opinion anyways. We are comfortable taking our cars for occasional tune-ups, and we regularly scan and update our various devices to ensure that they’re in good working order — so why not do the same for our mental health? That’s why I encourage my teens to see a therapist. I want them to understand that going for counseling is healthy, positive, and beneficial. I don’t want them having a completely outdated mindset that only crazy people n...
Tags: Psychology, Students, Parenting, Children And Teens, Hartman, Student Therapist, Bergland, Liahona Treatment Center


Frequent Problem Behavior in Your Child? This Might Be Why

Having to deal with problem behavior in your child can leave you feeling frustrated and helpless. But what if this behavior was sparked by anxiety? A number of studies have found that children’s inability to process difficult emotions often leads to what commonly comes across as “problem” behavior. This may look like uncontrollable tantrums, unpredictability and impulsiveness, extreme clinginess, an inability to do what is expected (for example, an inability to follow simple instructions in ...
Tags: Psychology, Bad Behavior, Students, Parenting, Child Development, Discipline, Anxiety And Panic, Children And Teens, Success & Achievement, McLaughlin, Moskowitz L J Walsh, Hajcak G Carr E G Zarcone J


#3quotes from Rogers

Image from Wikimedia Commons Although he originally practised as a psychotherapist, Carl Rogers was intensely interested in education. His 1969 publication Freedom to Learn is now considered a classic of education. It was certainly required reading during my own teacher training. Rogers' approach to both psychotherapy and education was humanistic and thus person-centred. His view on learning was that children needed to be fully engaged rather than passive in the classroom:"It is most im...
Tags: Learning, Students, Education, Teachers, eLearning, Rogers, Carl Rogers, Steve Wheeler, Plymouth England, Humanism, Unconditional Positive Regard, Charles Merrill Publishing Previous


The class pay gap: why it pays to be privileged

Within Britain’s elite occupations, the advantages of class are still mistaken for talent. By Sam Friedman and Daniel LaurisonMark has one of the most coveted jobs in television. As a senior commissioner at one of Britain’s biggest broadcasters, he controls a budget extending to the millions. And every day, a steady stream of independent television producers arrive at his desk desperate to land a pitch. At just 39, Mark is young to wield such power. After making his name as a programmemaker, he ...
Tags: London, Money, Media, Students, Education, Careers, Society, Work & careers, Britain, Higher Education, Schools, Social Mobility, University of Oxford, Oxbridge and elitism, Access to university, University of Cambridge


Record numbers from China and Hong Kong applying to study in UK

Chinese and Hongkonger university applicants now outnumber those from WalesRecord numbers of students from China and Hong Kong are applying for places at British universities, overtaking the number of applicants from Wales, according to official figures.Data from the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (Ucas) shows a spike in demand for undergraduate places from mainland China and a small rise in applications from the EU, despite fears over Brexit. Continue reading...
Tags: Hong Kong, UK, Students, Education, Wales, China, Eu, UK News, World news, Asia Pacific, Higher Education, Universities, Applying to university, International Students, Brexit Continue, Hongkonger


Belgian kids march against climate change – why don't ours, ask Dutch

Some put lack of action down to fundamental differences between the two countriesIt started with a solo protest outside Sweden’s parliament by 16-year-old Greta Thunberg and has snowballed across the globe.Schoolchildren demanding action on climate change have played truant and taken to the streets in Australia, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland and, in their greatest numbers, in Belgium, where 35,000 made their voices heard in Brussels a week ago and a further 12,500 marched on Thursday. C...
Tags: Europe, Sweden, Students, Climate Change, Environment, World news, Belgium, Young People, Brussels, Greta Thunberg, Australia Finland Germany Ireland Switzerland


How To Improve Your Teaching Skills

Every year teachers are encouraged to challenge themselves at finding ways to improve their abilities. Whether you teach in a school or you are a homeschooler, you likely think about this idea often and strive to come up with ways for how you can be more successful in your role. Review the following suggestions for how you can improve your teaching skills and run a better classroom. This can be a difficult task because it’s not always easy to self-evaluate and be honest with yourself ab...
Tags: Fashion, Students, Education, Teacher, Homeschooling, Social Media Group, Classroom, Homeschool, Elementary School, National Organization, Home Life, Home Education, Teaching Skills


What to study when your parents are poor and you want to be different

Students from lower income families are choosing all the wrong courses at university.
Tags: Students, Job Market, Analysis, Insight, News &


What to study when your parents are poor and you want to be rich

Students from lower income families are choosing all the wrong courses at university.
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Women 'terrified' as students allowed to return after rape messages

Men allowed back on campus early after University of Warwick reduces suspensionWomen discussed as rape targets by a group of male students at the University of Warwick say they are terrified of seeing the men return to campus after the university reduced the length of their suspension.Last year five men were barred or suspended by the university over their membership of a long-running group chat that discussed rape and sexual assault of women, including individual students, as well as racism, an...
Tags: Students, Education, UK News, Higher Education, Universities, University of Warwick, Rape and sexual assault


COMMENT: My Goldman Sachs securities interview was totally exhausting

You need to know this before you step into a GS interview.
Tags: Students, Job Market, Graduate, Analysis, Insight, Goldman Sachs, News &


Students' phallic prank as seen from a satellite

Students at Mackie Academy secondary school in Aberdeenshire, Scotland created a piece of high art on the playing field. While the act occurred last year, its documentation -- which was actually the real prank -- apparently lives on in Google Earth. “I’m sure there is lots of penises drawn in lots of places around the school and many other schools across the country, but this really is impressive," said one former student. (The Scottish Sun) Of course, they weren't the first students to pl...
Tags: Post, News, Students, Satellites, Schools, Google Earth, Pranks, Penises, APS, Aberdeenshire Scotland, Aerial Views, Mackie Academy


Parenting Teens: 5 Key Developmental Principles to Keep in Mind

While the child before us has transformed into a maturing teenager, remembering where they are on the developmental path is critical to parenting in this stage. Despite the evolving physical features and push for independence, teens are still straddling an ever-changing position. Typically, they have one foot back in childhood and one foot in adolescence and require a holding environment to help them cross that chasm toward young adulthood. In this holding environment, we provide a bridge of s...
Tags: Psychology, Students, Parenting, Children And Teens, Success & Achievement


Do Personality Tests Really Mean Anything? 5 Things to Keep in Mind

Are you an Introverted iNtuitive Feeling Judging personality (INFJ)? Maybe you’re an ENTJ or INTP? Don’t know what I’m talking about? You obviously haven’t checked your Myers Briggs personality type. We love a label in our society. It’s so much easier to identify where we belong, whom we belong with and why when we all have tidy labels to our names. Whether it’s the vagueness of your horoscope, the procrastinating fun of the  What Hogwarts House are you?  quiz , or the slightly more credib...
Tags: Psychology, Google, General, Students, Workplace, US, Communication, Personality, Johnson, New Yorker, Industrial And Workplace, Success & Achievement, Carl Jung, MBTI, Jung, Myers Briggs


Intelligent or Wise?

Good grades are all the rage these days. They’re supposed to measure how intelligent and industrious you are. Students strive for a high GPA, with the goal of being admitted into a top college. When they get that acceptance letter, all that hard work seems to have paid off. Time for celebration! You’ve made it! You’re set for life! Yay! Except when you’re not. Being intelligent and industrious is not everything. It is simply the ability to think logically, understand concepts, know formulas ...
Tags: Psychology, Students, Wisdom, College, Albert Einstein, Brain And Behavior, Success & Achievement, Academics, Marilyn, Intellect, Student Therapist, Pierre Abelard


Egypt frustrates Giulio Regeni investigation, three years on

Italian doctoral student’s family seek truth about his torture and murder in early 2016Three years after the disappearance, torture and murder of Italian doctoral student Giulio Regeni in Cairo, Egypt is stonewalling Italy’s efforts to investigate.In November, Italian prosecutors officially named five members of Egypt’s security services as subject to investigation in the case of Regeni, who went missing on 25 January 2016 aged 28. But two months on, Egypt has barely acknowledged the development...
Tags: Europe, Students, Education, Africa, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Higher Education, Italy, Cairo Egypt, Giulio Regeni


The top master’s in finance programs for getting a job at an investment bank

The master's in finance courses that will give you the best chance of securing a front office job at an investment bank.
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How to get a job at a top quant hedge fund when you don’t have a PhD

You can still work for a quant fund when you're not a PhD-level mathematician (says this PhD-level mathematician).
Tags: Students, Advice, Job Market, Graduate, Analysis, Insight, News &, IT in Finance


Ex-Goldman banker advises students to run a McDonalds franchise instead of going into finance

Some advice from a former punk who began his finance career at Goldman Sachs.
Tags: Students, Advice, Graduate, Analysis, Career Coaching, Insight, Mcdonalds, Goldman, News &


Ex-Goldman banker describes finance as “dark art,” advocates running McDonalds franchise instead

Some advice from a former punk who began his finance career at Goldman Sachs.
Tags: Students, Advice, Graduate, Analysis, Career Coaching, Insight, Mcdonalds, News &


Why you should apply for graduate jobs in accounting instead of investment banking

Applying for investment banking jobs? You're doing it all wrong.
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How to Feed LA’s Striking Teachers

More than 30,000 Los Angeles public school teachers are currently on strike, demanding changes that include significantly reduced class sizes and salary increases.Read more...
Tags: School, Students, La, Los Angeles, Teachers, Strike, Lifehacks


Bright But Different: How to Best Help Your Child with Learning Differences to Succeed

All children are smart in their own way. Some children, however, have individual learning styles that don’t allow them to succeed with traditional learning methods. These children are not disabled. They’re quite capable of learning everything their peers learn. They just learn in a different way. But children with learning differences are often robbed of their confidence and joy. It can be tremendously difficult for parents to accept that their child may have a learning challenge that int...
Tags: Psychology, General, Learning, Students, Parenting, College, Failure, Self-help, Learning disability, Jason, Children And Teens, Success & Achievement, Carly, School Issues, Learning Differences, Learning Style


Video games can turn university graduates into better employees | Matthew Barr

Video games improve communication, adaptibility and critical thinking – just the attributes that employers are looking forIn recent years, Boris Johnson has excelled at making ignorant pronouncements and illiterate blunders. From offensive remarks on burqas to reciting Kipling in Myanmar and his ludicrous statements on Brexit, Johnson has perfected the art of getting it wrong. It feels like he’s managed to offend just about everyone. For video game educators like myself, that moment arrived way ...
Tags: Games, Science, Students, Education, Higher Education, Games consoles, Myanmar, Universities, Boris Johnson, Lecturers, Johnson, Academics, Brexit Johnson, Matthew Barr


5 Good Reasons to Drop Out of College

It’s January. If you are in college, January is a month where you can take a breather. First semester is over. So are the holidays. Now there is time to think. Have you been having doubts? Do you want to return for second semester? It is a choice, you know. There are many good reasons both for personal growth and for long term financial health to stay in school. But college isn’t for everyone. It may not be for you or for you at this time. It’s not only okay but important for the return to se...
Tags: Psychology, Grief, Family, Students, College, Work Life Balance, Self-help, Social Life, Time Management, Grieving, Grief And Loss, Children And Teens, Student Therapist, School Preparation, Drop Out of College


Podcast: How to Make the Transition to Adulthood Easier

 The transition from youth to adult is a difficult one for most people, filled with unexpected events and changes that we are ill-prepared for. Many find themselves seriously lacking not only the life skills needed, but also the psychological and emotional tools that would make this huge change easier. Our guest this week explains how we can use mindfulness to develop these tools and make adulting much less intimidating. Subscribe to Our Show! And Reme...
Tags: Psychology, General, Students, Wales, Los Angeles, Transition, Mindfulness, Ucla, Eta, Vincent, Gabe Howard, Don, Vince, Johnny, Gabe, Vin