Teen 2.0: Saving Our Children and Families from the Torment of Adolescence
National Indie Excellence Awards, first prize within the Parenting and Circle of relatives category Arguing that adolescence is an pointless period of life that persons are at an advantage without, this groundbreaking study shows that teen confusion and hardships are because of outmoded systems that were designed to destroy the continuum between childhood and adulthood. Documenting how teens are isolated from adults and are forced to seem to their media-dominated peers for knowledge, this discussion contends that by infantilizing young people, society does irrevocable harm to their development and well-being. As an alternative, parents, teachers, employers, and others should rediscover the adults in young people by giving them authority and responsibility as soon as they exhibit readiness. Teens are highly capable–in some ways more than adults–and this landmark discussion offers paths for reaching and enhancing the competence in The united states’s youth.