This article on grit and growth mindset is guaranteed to appeal to everyone in your class—from the status-obsessed perfectionist, to your most academically challenged student.

New federal survey data shows that today's teens are consuming fewer illicit drugs.

This week in teen news, we discuss parenting teens, the decline in drug use and more!

Editor's note: Feeling glued to your smartphone? Choices teacher-advisor Amy Lauren Smith--a 6th to 8th grade health teacher at the Shanghai American School in Shanghai, China, and the brilliant mind behind our Teacher's Guide each month--collected some surprisingly poignant advice from her class.

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