Already thinking about next year? Choices teacher-adviser Amy Lauren Smith—a sixth to eighth grade health teacher at the Shanghai American School in Shanghai, China, and the brilliant mind behind our Teacher’s Guide each month—has got the scoop on new resources that'll make planning lessons so much easier.


This week in teen news, we discuss hiring through Snapchat, drug use, and more!

This week in news about teens we discuss the dangers of social media, teen inventors, and more.

This week in health news, we discuss teens fighting mental health stigma, teen depression rates, and more.

This week in health news, we discuss teens who lack financial literacy, the impact of teens' lack of sleep, and more. Check back every Friday for the latest headlines you may have missed!

In the April 2017 issue of Choices, we told the story of Lexi Brock, a multiracial teen who discovered a new sense of purpose while working on a school assignment. Tracy Potash—one of our fantastic teacher advisers and a language arts intervention teacher from Pennington, New Jersey—shares how she used the article to inspire her own students.