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Ask a Tween

What Advice Would You Give to Adults?

May 15, 2015 | 8 videos
Video by The Atlantic

In this installment of "Ask a Tween," we interviewed students at Alice Deal Middle School in D.C., who told us how they would advise the adults in their lives. "I think sometimes we all feel like we're the center of everything," said 12-year-old Alissa Simon. "We need to, like, learn to get along with the people who we share our lives with."

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Authors: Nadine Ajaka, Paul Rosenfeld