The Teen Brain
TEACHING THE TEEN BRAIN:
What Should You Know and What You Can Do.
For educators and parents, for those experiencing it and have experience of it……this
T2TUK/Kagan-UK workshop could answer many previously
Is the teenage brain different from an adult and a child’s brain?
Is it true that hormones affect learning?
Latest studies give incredible insight into the complex mechanism that is the teen
This presentation will give important information that will enable teachers and
parents to be better informed as to why teenagers respond differently to the world;
and how this drives teenage behaviour. This session will provide strategies for
teaching and learning and actions you can take.
Resource: Secrets of the Teenage Brain, Feinstein
While 95 percent of the human brain has developed by the age of six, scientists
tell us that the greatest spurts of growth after infancy occur just around adolescence.
Areas in focus:
- Misinterpretation of facial expression, body language, and directives.
- Peers as top priority.
- Importance of mentors.
- Teens and emotions Development of the cerebellum.
- Teens and learning.
- Teens and Sleep.
- Actions To Take