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How to Effectively Help Your Troubled Son or Daughter

Therapeutic programs are designed to help uncover and fix the inner conflict within troubled teenagers.

So your son or daughter is rebelling against your orders. He or she is staying out late, refusing to listen to authoritative figures, and is constantly getting trouble with the law. There needs to be some sort of intervention that doesn’t involve them getting locked up in a juvenile detention center or being sent to a …

Examples of Publicly Accessible Computers

public-computersSome computers are available for use by nearly anyone. These are the so-called publicly accessible computers and they are available in most cities. In many cases, publicly accessible computers are free to use, although these are generally available only in municipal or government facilities. Even if not free, computers can be rented by the general public.

The best known location of free-to-use computers is libraries. Most city libraries today offer computers …

Back to School Savings: Rent a PC Instead of Buying a Laptop

Article written by Carrer advantage portal

If you are thinking ahead about back-to-school season, you might already be worried about how much you’ll have to spend on school supplies. For example, it might be time to purchase a new computer, and you could be worried about spending too much. Luckily, there is an option — a laptop rental in Orange County.

Some people never think about using a laptop rental in …

Are Boot Camps for Teens Safe? What Parents Need to Know

Learn how to determine whether boot camps for teens are safe.

Many parents seeking help for troubled teens look to boot camps to provide some discipline, and get kids back on track. Most of these kids struggle in school, are the victims of bullying or have just had a rough time at home or at school. They need more than strength training, but boot camps make a compelling offer: discipline through …

How Technology is Improving Your Child’s Ability to Communicate

By Phineas Upham

The usage of technology in the classroom has boosted the process of learning in several important ways. It’s created a more collaborative learning environment, where students take the lead on their lesson plans while teachers facilitate the discussion. It’s also improved a student’s ability to communicate by granting them multiple possibilities to share their interests.

The Multimedia Effect

Students can create using any kind of media that best …

Understanding the Principles of Therapeutic Boarding Schools

Article written by Learners Workshop

Therapeutic boarding schools should focus on promoting individuality and responsibility.

Rehabilitation is the key focus of every therapeutic program designed for troubled teens. But, if teens aren’t necessarily rehabilitating by the end of the program, then the advertised “lasting” changes are all for nothing. Before sending your teenager to the first school for troubled youth that you find, take the time to gather all the facts …

New York’s Japanese Weekend School

By Phineas Upham

We live in the age of the Web, which means ostensibly that we can acquire knowledge from basically any part of the globe. We can apply that knowledge nearly anywhere as well, and this is only just becoming reality. It was a new phenomenon during the 1970s and 80s, when the Internet first began and these possibilities came to light.

In 1962, well before all that, Japanese businessmen …

How to Help Your Troubled Teen

By Wood Creek Academy

Everyone remembers how difficult it was to be a teenager. Between school, your social life and trying to make sense of the world, our teenage years almost always mean some kind of challenge or two that seems too big to overcome.

Unfortunately, for many teenagers, things are especially difficult for them. They really go off the right path and actually put their entire futures at risk. This …

Wilderness Therapy Programs Are Proven to Work

Written by Wood Creek Academy.

It can seem like there are no good solutions for parents dealing with teenage boys who are constantly getting into trouble. Some teens simply don’t change their ways after getting in trouble at home, at school or even with the law. For some parents, there can be a feeling of hopelessness and a sense that the situation will never be fixed.

However, there is hope in …

The Founding of The Wall Street Journal

By Phineas Upham

During the latter portion of the twentieth century, New York reinvented itself as a media powerhouse. The Wall Street Journal was one of several brands native to the city that had recognition across the nation, and, in some cases, across the world too.

The Wall Street Journal was especially notable because it had been around almost as long as the New York Stock Exchange had. The Journal began …