Lauren Buell

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Workaholism helps me keep anxiety at bay. Now I’m trying to break the addiction

Americans have a long history of loving workaholics. We revere entrepreneurs who put in 80-hour weeks and artists who toil into the wee hours. Indeed, for much of my life, I interpreted being overworked as a badge of honor. Now, in my 40s, I’m trying to unlearn that lesson.<p>In my 20s, there was no …

Mental Health

As school begins to wind up, we’ve got the whole heady summer ahead of us. Here are Liz Flanagan’s recommended YA summery reads, from Meg Rosoff’s How I live Now to Kevin Brooks’ Black Rabbit Summer<p>As a teen, I remember summers stretching ahead, weeks and weeks of glittering possibility. All that …


Middle School Morning Book Club

Middle School

What Teens Need Most From Their Parents

As adolescents navigate the stormiest years in their development, they need coaching, support, good examples and most of all understanding<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p><p>The teenage years can be mystifying for parents. Sensible …

10 jobs graduates will be applying for from 2026

Tomorrow’s graduates will be applying for jobs working in virtual worlds and outer space, experts claim, following the release of a new report …

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Literacy Collaborative


Power of Reading from a Reluctant Teenager | Alexia Safieh | TEDxActonAcademyGuatemala


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2016 Reading Challenge

New Year, New School: Building a Culture of Literacy

Growing up as a reader, I knew early in my career that I wanted to share my love of literacy with others. As a first grade teacher, I propped up my …

Teaching kids empathy: In Danish schools, it’s … well, it’s a piece of cake

American students are falling behind on valuable social skills. In Denmark, one simple classroom tradition works<p>We all know what a Danish pastry is — that delightful caloric bomb of glazed breakfast deliciousness. But what about a Danish classroom cake? And moreover, how can this help teach empathy?<p>…

51 Of The Most Powerful Pieces Of Advice From Books

"And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good." —John Steinbeck<p>2. "Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs."<p>—<i>Jane Eyre</i>, Charlotte Brontë"<p>Suggested by khlaw1993<p>3. "Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your …