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  • Managing misbehavior when working with youth

    September 18, 2012 | Edward Scott | There are many ways that youth misbehave while in our care. Let’s look at some of the reasons for misbehavior and some ways to manage or even avoid it completely.

  • The science in electricity: Science and global education for youth

    September 18, 2012 | Jan Brinn | The science of electricity is both interesting and educational for youth and because it is not a common luxury for all individuals in the world, it’s important to understand this valuable commodity.

  • Shame is often at the heart of bullying

    September 17, 2012 | Karen L. Pace | Help kids develop resiliency to bullying and shame, creating a safer environment for all.

  • NOAA B-WET and 4-H20: Growing watershed education and opportunities in northeast Michigan

    September 14, 2012 | Brandon Schroeder | Teachers, school administrators, and community partners participate in a floating workshop aimed to explore opportunities where schools and community can work together in engaging youth in feet-wet, real world watershed learning experiences.

  • Ten tips for organizing a 4-H youth exchange

    September 12, 2012 | Jackelyn Martin | Youth exchanges build cultural appreciation and life skills. Follow these ten steps for a successful exchange.

  • Voter registration drives get youth involved

    September 12, 2012 | Brian Wibby | Michigan children and youth can work together in teams to plan and conduct a voter registration drive in their community to help citizens register to vote in November elections.

  • Youth and smartphones: Important tips for safety

    September 12, 2012 | Molly Frendo | Technology becomes more and more advanced every day. The cell phones once used to place phone calls are now capable of so much more. Read on to find out what parents should know in order to keep their child safe if they have a smartphone.

  • Special requirements for first-time Michigan voters can limit options

    September 12, 2012 | Brian Wibby | The November 6 general election will be the first time many young voters will cast a ballot. College students who attend school away from home, and who registered to vote by mailing their application, must take extra steps if they plan to vote absentee.

  • Youth and emotional eating habits

    September 12, 2012 | Jodi Schulz | Going back to school can be a very exciting, fun, empowering time for youth. But it can also be a time where youth experience anxiety, fear, and restlessness. We know that sometimes emotional variances in youth will lead to changes.

  • Youth gain life skills from judging dairy cattle

    September 12, 2012 | Michelle Neff | This time of year, Michigan 4-H’ers and college students involved in dairy cattle judging are busy getting ready for fall competitions – but what do these young adults really get out of these experiences?

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