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Audio 10.1: Social Bullying
Description: This podcast highlights a case of teen suicide to make the point that relational aggression can be as harmful as physical aggression.
Video 10.1: Kids Need Structure
Description: In this TED Talk, former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell talks about the importance of instilling a sense of community and responsibility in young children.
Video 10.2: The Importance of Middle School Friendships
Description: This news clip reports a study indicating that middle school friendships are associated with positive academic and social outcomes later on.
Video 10.3: 7 Characteristics of Resilient Children
Description: This podcast extends the text’s discussion of the influence of culture on parenting styles by examining a study of parenting styles in a sample of 400 Chinese American families in California. Despite its resonance in popular culture, “Tiger Parenting” is not the most common parenting style in this community.
Web 10.1: School Refusal
Description: This web resource from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America discusses school refusal as a form of anxiety.