Teenagers

Notable Quote – Milton Friedman

by Skip November 3, 2013

The minimum wage law requires employers to discriminate against persons with low skills. No one describes it that way, but that is in fact what it is. Take a poorly educated teenager with little skill whose services are worth, say, only $2.00 an hour. He or she might be eager to work for that wage […]

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Gee, this is old news at Liberty Harbor Academy: Teens Do Better When School Starts Later.

by Skip April 29, 2013

I’ve known about this for quite some time – teens developing brains are naturally off-cycle time-wise from the rest of us.  I remember, back when, when it was quite easy to sleep late – like all morning long on a weekend or holiday if nothing was scheduled.  So when the President and Dean of Liberty […]

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April 20th GrokTALK! Snippets – Segment Three: Guest – Dr. Julianne Cooper from Liberty Academy

by Steve MacDonald April 21, 2013

Dr. Julianne Cooper visits GrokTALK! to chat about a Liberal education, Common Core, Teenage brains, surviving 25 years in the White Tower, Learning 9 to 5, and how those ‘new’ progressive ideas you keep hearing about are not as new as you think. Note: Individual guest segements will be posted throughout the day today. You […]

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An Idle Observation About Teen Paranormal Romance

by Steve MacDonald January 4, 2013

Barnes & Nobel now has a shelf titled ‘Teen Paranormal Romance.” But “normal” has never been a point on the map with teenage girls has it?  Adding romance?   When did that situation get solved?  I seem to recall teenage romance being a cross between the movie Inception and a George Romero flick with a […]

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