Teaching Teens: What Every Educator Should Know About the Adolescent Mind, Body and Soul

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Teaching adolescents presents challenges and opportunities. When educators understand adolescent development, and appreciate teens’ approach to learning, their belief systems, their notions about rules and authority, and their passion for meaning and belonging, they can increase the effectiveness of their teaching. Learn to harness teens’ strengths to support the remarkable learning and growth for which teens and educators alike yearn.

Dr. Rona Novick

Rona Novick, PhD, Co-Educational Director of Hidden Sparks, is the Dean of the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration at Yeshiva University and holds the Raine and Stanley Silverstein Chair in Professional Ethics and Values. She holds an appointment as Associate Clinical Professor of Child Psychology at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center.