Exploring Adolescent Development with our Students

Presenters: Jeanneine Jones, David Strahan, and Madison Sides

Thursday, April 08, 2021

In successful schools, decisions reflect the distinctive nature and identities of young adolescents. In this session, we will share highlights of recent research on development and offer inspiring examples of responsive practices from great teachers. Participants will learn more about general patterns of development and identify ways to collaborate with students to better understand them as groups and individuals.

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About the Presenters

Successful Middle School Characteristics

  • Educators are specifically prepared to teach young adolescents and possess a depth of understanding in the content areas they teach
  • Characteristics of Young Adolescent Development