Friday, May 14, 2010

Silence, Book Recs, & Risky Teenage Business

In Search of Silence: 4 Ways to Get Peace and Quiet [Wise Bread] - Try to find some this weekend!

50 Incredible Books Every Educator Should Read - Lists like this are always a good place to start when you're looking for interesting resources and ideas.

New Study on Risk-Taking Behavior in Teens [Scientific American] What makes teenagers do stupid (or at the very least impulsive) things?  A new study says it's not as simple as you might think.

What Comes With Community [Sup Teach?] - On the challenge of bringing small school ideals to a large school.

Teenagers and Careers: Is Apprenticeship An Answer? [The Simple Dollar] - This is something I wish was built into every high school, and accepted for credits just as colleges allow internships and similar independent study projects.