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Supporting Youth Agency

In August 2018, Greta Thunberg skipped school and staged a one-person school strike for climate chang
Youth Development Today
Supporting Youth Agency
By Youth Development Today • Issue #23 • View online
In August 2018, Greta Thunberg skipped school and staged a one-person school strike for climate change by sitting down in front of the Swedish parliament. Since then, her actions have led to a global youth movement. Inspired by Greta, on March 15, 2019, young people in over 100 countries went on “strike” to demand action on climate change.
Kind of makes you wonder, What have I done lately?!
In this issue, I put together resources that can help caring adults support adolescents in their efforts to be better students, achieve their short- or long-term goals, or … change the world. I hope they inspire your practice.
-Konrad

Greta Thunberg on strike. Photograph: Michael Campanella/The Guardian
Greta Thunberg on strike. Photograph: Michael Campanella/The Guardian
'I want you to panic': 16-year-old issues climate warning at Davos
'I want you to panic': 16-year-old issues climate warning at Davos
Adolescents Have a Fundamental Need to Contribute
Emotion and Cognition in the Age of AI: A well-being agenda for 21st century skills
Emotion and Cognition in the Age of AI: A well-being agenda for 21st century skills
Digital Alerts Can Keep Students on Track
Technology in Mentoring
5 Strategies to Demystify the Learning Process for Struggling Students
Issue 14: Supporting Youth Activism
Issue 14: Supporting Youth Activism
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