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  • Dear Rafael

    I am intrigued by your lesson proposal, “If You Wish to Know What Justice Is, Let Injustice Pursue You,” because you developed an idea that would allow for learners to be metacognitive while discovering other skills connected to technology, speaking, and listening. Your ideas show a commitment to the individual’s life exper…Read More

  • Dear Isabella,

    I am interested in your post, “What Does Too Much Screen Time Do to Children’s Brains?” because I have been thinking about how social media and technology affect attention span recently. I feel like this has always been a problem since technology has been advancing, and even now in modern times, I feel like this is even more…Read More

  • Dear Patricia:

    I am impressed by your post, “Teenagers nowadays drive while using the phone,” because it is so well-rounded about how teens now don’t have any self-regard for their actions. Especially when it comes to something as important as driving because being able to drive is a huge responsibility and the teens who text while driving know…Read More

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    A Day Off for Mental Health

    In the article, "A Day Off for Mental Health" (Upfront, Caron,2022) I learned that teens around the country are pushing the concept of sick days to bolster mental wellness. This is due to the stress that these teens are...

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    • Dear Angel:

      I am impressed by your post, “A Day Off for Mental Health,” because I see that your message is conveyed clearly. I agree that mental health is important because it is an issue that plagues no one more than a teenager going through big changes in their life. We as students are often told that we just need to put up with stress, that it builds character and discipline; it’s heavy stress that crushes a student’s will to learn.

      As a result, something you wrote that stood out to me was that a handful of states have passed bills permitting students to take mental health days or to miss school because of behavioral health reasons, adding that these efforts, “were often aided or spearheaded by young people.” I think that this is an important note because it shows two crucial things: there are finally measures in the works intended to aid teens with mental health struggles and young people are being more enthusiastic about fighting for their own causes. In other words, this shows that there is progress being made and that we, as a younger generation, are being more independent in our activism.

      Thank you for your writing! I look forward to seeing what you write next because you seem to have a strong understanding of your surroundings. I like to see people aware of things occurring in the world and what action is taking place, so I hope to see more of this from you!


  • Dear Ascha,

    I am very thankful for your post, “Mental Health Awareness in Schools,” because I feel like nowadays, students feel more stressed by everything that is going on around their lives. Nowadays there are so many things to worry about, which can have a negative effect on students’ mental health. Not only are there things at schoo…Read More

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