5 episodes

Independent Thinking is a podcast for parents and educators of teens, where we tackle big questions about how to best help adolescents navigate their high school years, unlock their potential, and prepare for an ever-changing (and ever-challenging) world. This podcast provides new perspectives on educating and supporting today’s teens in an ever-changing world.

Independent Thinking by Tilton School Tilton School

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Independent Thinking is a podcast for parents and educators of teens, where we tackle big questions about how to best help adolescents navigate their high school years, unlock their potential, and prepare for an ever-changing (and ever-challenging) world. This podcast provides new perspectives on educating and supporting today’s teens in an ever-changing world.

    Connected and Disconnected: Understanding Your Child's Relationship with Technology

    Connected and Disconnected: Understanding Your Child's Relationship with Technology

    Tilton School's Digital Communications Specialist Sarah O’Neill speaks to the impact social media and screen time has on the adolescent experience.

    • 32 min
    Anxiety in Today’s Teen

    Anxiety in Today’s Teen

    The number of teens suffering from anxiety has increased dramatically in the last 15 years and is still on the rise. School Counselor Angela Juurlink discusses anxiety, it’s prevalence in our world today and how parents can help. Resourceshttps://www.lynnlyonsnh.com/https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/11/magazine/why-are-more-american-teenagers-than-ever-suffering-from-severe-anxiety.html

    • 35 min
    Happiness: Helping Teens Develop Confidence and Healthy Habits to Emerge Successful Adults

    Happiness: Helping Teens Develop Confidence and Healthy Habits to Emerge Successful Adults

    Tilton School's Director of Innovation and Teaching Shannon Parker discusses happiness and confidence–who controls it, how you learn it and why it’s important.

    • 24 min
    Detoxing Students from Grades and the Gift of Feedback

    Detoxing Students from Grades and the Gift of Feedback

    English faculty member Megan Killigrew talks with host Mike Landroche about the detoxification of a grade mindset and why grade achievement goals are harmful to the learning process.https://www.alfiekohn.org/article/case-grades/

    • 33 min
    Introducing Independent Thinking

    Introducing Independent Thinking

    Independent Thinking is a podcast by Tilton School for parents and educators of teens, where we tackle big questions about how to best help adolescents navigate their high school years, unlock their potential, and prepare for an ever-changing (and ever-challenging) world. Expect to hear new perspectives on educating and supporting today’s teens in an ever-changing world.

    • 1 min

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