SECOND edition of a highly popular book!
Teenagers can be mystifying to educators and parents,
exhibiting a daunting array of characteristics: emotional,
forgetful and fond of risk-taking. What are they really
thinking? What is the best way to reach them?
The revised and expanded edition of this hands-on guide
helps unlock these secrets by explaining the biological
and neurological changes happening in the teenage brain.
Organised around specific areas of adolescent development,
this resource is packed with fresh instructional
strategies that can be modified and adapted to various
"This book explains almost all of the 'headshaking'
frustrations educators express about teens. Educators
will enjoy discovering that there is a biological reason
for the behaviors and attitudes that teens demonstrate.
They will also appreciate the practical and down-to-earth
suggestions to help students find school more appealing."
(Kathy Tritz-Rhodes, Principal )
"As a parent, I found myself applying this information to
understand my own children�s behavior better. The
neurological content coverage is based on very current
functional MRI brain science that is being used and
understood for the first time. It is an exciting time
with the promise of substantially more new information
for many years to come. Feinstein presents complex
information in an accessible manner with the tone of a
real person who has worked with real teenagers." (Judy Filkins, Math and Science Curriculum Coordinator )