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28 Mar 2017    

Is Creating a Kinder and Braver Online World an Uphill Battle?

In 2015, a CNN article reported that teen’s spend around nine hours per day on their social media accounts, with some teens checking their accounts over 100 times per day. The simple fact that this revelation is not as shocking as it should be shows us how desensitized and integrated social media has become in our daily lives. The truth is these days you can find just about anything, real or fake, on the internet...

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27 Oct 2016    

The Science Of Play: Mattel And Zomby Gaga

I just returned from Mattel Headquarters in Los Angeles where Born This Way Foundation convened their first in-person Research Advisory Board meeting.

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12 Sep 2016    

HEAR Anti-bullying Workshops and SWPBIS: Supporting Positive Behavior in Schools

The time that school professionals spend teaching children is valuable. So many work every day to promote positive academic and social-emotional outcomes for all children. In return, they anticipate that children are motivated to fully engage in every opportunity to learn and grow while they happily continue to follow their dreams of shaping the future of children.

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01 Mar 2016    

HEAR, HEAR! Data Support Pilot Middle School Bullying Prevention Presentation

Recent data from a pilot implementation of the HEAR for Middle Schools program provided staff with promising results. Developed and implemented through an ongoing collaboration between Career Training Concepts and researchers at The Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Making Caring Common Project and the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, the pilot study provided educators, parents, and students with invaluable feedback regarding what youth from five states thought about the intervention.

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