Are You Happy?

Why You’re Never Happy This article opens with an anecdote about an everyday man wanting his child to be happy. However, he still doesn’t feel the way that he believes he should. It then discusses how our cultural shift has transformed our basic motivation from “surviving” to “thriving,” and how modern people are constantly working towards…

Joy From Sorrow

Don’t Worry, Be Gloomy This article is a dually-edged piece that hits both the detriments of being happy and the benefits of being sad. It discusses behavioral issues that come along with being “too happy,” as well as a negative change in thinking patterns. However, “being grumpy” allows for higher cognitive function and better social behavior….

Why Feeling Bad Is Good

Beyond Happiness: The Upside of Feeling Down This article explores the benefits of what we consider negative emotions. For example, anger allows us to assert ourselves, shame reminds us to not repeat misdoings, envy motivates us, fear keeps us from harm, regret forces us to change our ways, confusion makes us adopt new perspectives, and sadness…

Childcare Teachers: Underpaid and Underappreciated

Click here to view this article This article focuses more on early childhood education than elementary or high school education. It compares the salaries of child care workers and the cost of child care itself. I will use this article to compare different types of teachers and help clarify what certain types of teachers do….

Americans Declare Teachers Underpaid

Click here to view this article.  This article provides survey results based on what American citizens think of teachers pay. The results show that most of them believe that teachers are indeed underpaid. I will use the results from this survey to strengthen my point, since most people agree with it. This is credible because…

Underpaid Teachers

Click here to view the article. This article compares average salaries to the salaries of teachers. It also talks about the affects poor teaching has a children. I will use this article to back up my point that teachers are underpaid as well as using it for cause-and-effect purposes. This article is credible because it…

Teacher Elementary School Salaries

Click here to view the article This article shows a graph of the percentage of expected teachers to make less than $50,000 a year. I will use this graph to back up my points since numbers and facts are very useful in that way. This graph is credible because the data in it is collected…

Overall bullying statistics

Click here to see this document This document talks about the increase in bullying and its cause on health risks. It mentions how many adolescence are bullying in high school. Being a victim of bullying can cause distress and depression. It also mentions how data over the past few years have been missing and this…

Transgender Social Inclusion and Equality

This article by members of the The United Nations Development Program discusses transgender rights as they relate to HIV infection, mental health problems, and human rights transgressions. In their paper, they argue that regardless of one’s personal views towards transsexuality, people should support transgender rights because these issues transcend gender and affect us all. To…

America’s dog

This source focuses on the history of the pit bull in America specifically. It discusses how pit bulls came to this country and how they were first accepted as loyal dogs. Once it establishes the view of the dog several decades ago, it begins to explain how the view has changed. I will use this…

Stereotypes: Appearance

Stereotypes: Appearance Summary: This article focuses  on the negative effects gender stereotyping can have on children. It talks about how generally, girls receive attention from the appearance and personality while boys receive attention for their physical attributes. As infants, we respond to our children with gendered speech. A strong tone for boys and a soft…

More on Facebook’s Effects on Divorces and Breakups

This is another great source I found with information showing negative results Facebook has on divorces, and how it leads to breakups. It has many great examples of these results. I will use this source to provide good examples in my paper and great facts. This is reliable because it is an article on ABC…