A program for teachers, parents, guardians, counselors and anyone who is regularly baffled by the process of trying to raise, teach, reach, coach or manage teens and tweens. The teen mind is different from the adult mind and Dr Regina Lamourelle and her guests bring you the latest insights in neuroscience to help you make sense of adolescents.
15 Ways to Help Teens and Tweens Adjust to Going Back-to-School
Going back to school can be particularly challenging for teens and tweens. Making new friends, stresses outside of school, and the motivation to attend can add to the pressure. In this episode, we approach the discussion through the lens of parents, teachers and the teens themselves. Follow on Twitter: @ChalSuccess @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork Denise Pope, Ph.D., is Co-Founder of Challenge Success, a Senior Lecturer at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education, and author of Doing School: How We Are Creating a Generation of Stressed Out, Materialistic, and Miseducated Students and Overloaded & Underprepared: Strategies for Stronger Schools and Healthy, Successful Kids. Dr. Pope lectures nationally on parenting techniques and pedagogical strategies to increase student health, engagement with learning, and integrity.
While You Are Teaching Student Attention Spans Are Shrinking
Many teachers have noticed that the attention span of students in their classes appears to be shrinking. What is the solution to this increasing trend? Follow: @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork @uhmms #edchat #parenting Patricia Scott has more than 15 years of corporate leadership experience--coupled with a Ph.D. in Communication, 13 years as a lecturer in the Communication Program at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and author of two national best-selling books including Getting a Squirrel to Focus: Engage and Persuade Today’s Listeners.
The Hidden Pandemic of Teens Accessing Porn in School
Teen exposure to porn on school grounds is a subject that many school leaders have been unwilling to confront. The known impact on students is profound, but not fully understood. Join us for the first in a series on the pandemic of pornography in schools.
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Kristen A. Jenson is the author of the Good Pictures Bad Pictures series of read-aloud books including the best-selling Good Pictures Bad Pictures: Porn-Proofing Today’s Young Kids and Good Pictures Bad Pictures Jr.: A Simple Plan to Protect Young Minds. She is the founder of ProtectYoungMinds.org, a website dedicated to helping parents empower their kids to resist and reject pornography.
Tips for Connecting with Teens Before Trying to Teach Them
Most teachers know that we have to connect with students before we can teach them, but how do we make those connections. Join us as we explore several practical strategies. Follow: @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork @vickysaumell #edchat #parenting Vicky Saumell is the Overall Coordinator of the EFL department at Instituto San Francisco de Asís, a private school in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she has worked for over 20 years. She is co-author of Teacher Development Interactive: Preparing for the Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT). She has written two online professional development courses.
Overcoming the Challenges of Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom
Though our attitudes about inclusive classrooms have come a long way, the challenges persist. Our guest offers practical tips for managing widely diverse student needs in one classroom.
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Toby Karten, a staff developer, instructional coach, educational consultant, author, adjunct professor and inclusion specialist, has taught populations of learners ranging from kindergarten to graduate level and has helped staff translate the research into practical applications for PreK-12 classrooms. Twitter ID@TJK2INCLUDE
Modeling the Value of Mistakes and Failure on the Way to Learning
In a climate obsessed with performance and perfection, how can we teach teens that mistakes, missteps and failure are part of learning and growth? Follow: @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork @jesslahey #edchat #parenting JoAnn Boaler has been a professor at Stanford University since 2010. She has written several books including Mathematical Mindsets. Jessica Lahey is an educator, writer, and speaker. A former middle and high school teacher, Jess is a correspondent for the Atlantic, a commentator for Vermont Public Radio, and writes "Parent-Teacher Conference" advice column for the New York Times Motherlode blog.