Why parents need to embrace our role as digital mentors: offering kids and teens ongoing support and guidance in how to use the internet appropriately. Quickly, now: Go rip a smartphone out of the hands of the nearest teen. Her argument hinges on an apparent discontinuity in the generational trends she has observed across decades. And what I saw looks quite different from the depression-fest that Twenge describes: on the contrary, levels of happiness and unhappiness are largely constant, though we may be heading into a very modest though not unprecedented dip.
Yes, Smartphones Are Destroying a Generation, But Not of Kids
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So the store began to advertise to teenagers about its sports shoes, and we got their business. It was that simple. Gilbert was born on June 1, , on the North Side of Chicago. When he was still a boy, his father, a haberdasher, died, leaving his wife and two children—Gilbert has a sister—in modest circumstances. Gilbert went to a local public grammar school and then to Senn High School, where he was a mediocre student but a campus leader—an organizer of dances and a wielder of votes. His energy, enthusiasm, and nerve were such that although English was one of his poorer subjects, he got himself elected editor of the school paper in his senior year.
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We are not announcing a reopening date at this time and will provide updates on our websites and social media. The YES! By participating in the program, teens will also have access to behind-the-scenes tours and field trips, creative studio workshops, college preparatory classes, and the opportunity to create their own TED-type talks. We understand this may come as a disappointment, but please know that this decision was not made lightly; as always, the health and safety of our staff, interns, volunteers, and visitors takes priority.