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Counseling Expert Offers 10 Tips for Successful Parent-Teacher Conferences

Written by Wake Forest University on Monday, 28 September 2009 13:08.

Donna-Henderson-Wake-Forest-University“A good attitude and a spirit of cooperation are the keys to successful parent-teacher conferences,” says Donna Henderson, professor of counseling at Wake Forest University. “Go in expecting success,” says Henderson, who has 12 years experience as a teacher and school counselor. “Go in with an attitude of collaboration and a mindset that everybody is working toward the same goal.”

Obama Shatters Racial Stereotypes as America Struggles to Become One

Written by Vern E. Smith on Friday, 23 January 2009 04:11.

ObamaWASHINGTON (NNPA) – The over 500,000 Americans of all colors spread from the statue of Abraham Lincoln down to the Washington Monument for the “We Are One” opening concert on Sunday was a visually striking mosaic of a nation long divided by race and class coming together on the eve of the inauguration of its first African-American president.

UNCW Among the Nation’s 50 “Best Value” Universities

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 23 January 2009 04:15.

UNCWIn a profile of UNC Wilmington on USA TODAY’s Web site, the editors at The Princeton Review said, “A big school with a smaller school feel, UNCW boasts a solid faculty that excels at the upper levels and isn’t afraid to show their passion for the subject at hand. Visit the University of North Carolina at Wilmington

A Brave New World for College Grads: Hunting Down a Job in a Tough Economy

Written by Saint Joseph's University on Tuesday, 17 February 2009 21:16.

Unfortunately, in an economy like today’s, Matthew Brink, director of Career Development at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, has no secret tricks for landing a job. “It’s all about using the tried and true tactics for job hunting, but giving the process more time and effort,” he says.

Anti-Social Behavior in Girls Predicts Adolescent Depression Seven Years Later

Written by University of Washington on Tuesday, 17 February 2009 21:22.

Anti-Social Behavior in Girls Predicts Adolescent Depression Seven Years LaterPast behavior is generally considered to be a good predictor of future behavior, but new research indicates that may not be the case in the development of depression, particularly among adolescent girls. University of Washington social scientists tracked first- and second-graders for seven years and found that anti-social behavior among girls and anxiety among both sexes predicted depression.

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