Author Archives: Margaret Royal

Adulting requires being on your own

Mark Watney, the main character of the movie, The Martian, is left alone by his fellow astronauts on Mars and has to fend for himself. Even though Watney is already an adult, the adjustment he had to make in order to … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss: a Style that’s Remembered

Oh, the Places You’ll Go!  by Dr. Seuss is a classic, well-written story that speaks optimistically and realistically about the all that a child will do later in life. This story, like his other books, has a nice rhythm to it and … Continue reading

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How technology in schools is affecting kids today

http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/04/my-students-dont-know-how-to-have-a-conversation/360993/ The article, “My Students Don’t Know How to Have a Conversation,” by Paul Barnwell is about how he believes that students today are unable to communicate in person due to the overuse of technology at home and in schools. … Continue reading

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Am I an Adult or an Emerging Adult?: An Annotated Bibliography

Arnett, Jeffery Jenson. “Adolescence Terminable and Interminable: When does Adolescence End?.” Journal of Adult Development, Vol, 23, No. 5, Springer US, 1994, 517-537. Springer Link, http://link.springer.com. The article, “Adolescence Terminable and Interminable: When does adolescences end?,” by Jeffrey Arnett is … Continue reading

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As tall as I’ll ever be but still growing

The word “grown-up” comes from the idea of being a fully grown human. It’s the day when you go to the doctors and your physician tells you “It looks like your done growing.” For girls this is around 14- or … Continue reading

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