Rosalind Wiseman Visits Jericho
Rosalind Wiseman Visits Jericho
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Rosalind Wiseman, bestselling author of Masterminds and Wingmen and Queen Bees and Wannabees, the book upon which the film Mean Girls is based, recently visited Jericho. Her visit was graciously sponsored by the Jericho PTAs.

Rosalind met with middle school students and also spoke to fourth and fifth grade students about the difficulties they will likely face during these adolescent years. She also met with parents during an evening presentation and offered her expert advice on the most important and challenging job there is... raising our children!

Based on over twenty years of teaching and constant feedback from today’s generation of young people, Rosalind Wiseman’s presentation is a call for action to transform the way we understand youth culture and create communities where children can thrive. From young people’s friendships, social media use, gossip, drama, bullying, and the constant pressure to “keep up,” she shared how children and teens develop their sense of self and guide their decision making in everything from their academic choices, friends, and how they manage conflict. In addition, she gave concrete advice to parents and educators so they, in turn, can guide their children through the normal yet challenging problems young people face– while avoiding the common communication breakdowns and power struggles between children and adults.