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Teaching the Adolescent Brain (00:00)

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This series introduces fascinating scientific discoveries about the adolescent brain and explains how these findings relate to effective classroom practice for secondary school teachers. It examines the changes that occur in the brains of healthy teens and how these changes affect their thinking, learning, and behavior; discusses why changes in the adolescent brain reveal the reasons why teens often have difficulties with planning, time management, and deadlines; and shows examples of teaching strategies that match with teenagers' developing minds and help support their maturing thinking skills. It also focuses on how educators can influence teens to avoid negative behaviors that often derail learning.

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This series introduces fascinating scientific discoveries about the adolescent brain and explains how these findings relate to effective classroom practice for secondary school teachers. It examines the changes that occur in the brains of healthy teens and how these changes affect their thinking, learning, and behavior; discusses why changes in the adolescent brain reveal the reasons why teens often have difficulties with planning, time management, and deadlines; and shows examples of teaching strategies that match with teenagers' developing minds and help support their maturing thinking skills. It also focuses on how educators can influence teens to avoid negative behaviors that often derail learning.

Length: 103 minutes

Item#: BVL204129

Copyright date: ©2006

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