Teaching the Whole Teen

1st Edition

Everyday Practices That Promote Success and Resilience in School and Life

Rachel Poliner; Jeffrey Benson
eISBN-13: 9781506335919

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How can you help teens thrive now and for life? Support them as whole learners.



Developing independence and shared responsibility. Collaborating and communicating effectively. Establishing valuable work habits. Harnessing emotions. Finding motivation. We all want teens to acquire these vital skills and engage meaningfully in academics. In this insightful and culturally responsive guide, Poliner and Benson integrate these lifelong skills into daily practices through

Practical applications for diverse populations in every class, advisory, team, or club
The latest research on best practices from adolescent psychology, neuroscience, mental health, and school climate
Tools for teachers, administrators, counselors, and parents to help teens succeed now and later in school, home, workplace, and community.

Teaching the Whole Teen supports adolescents and adults within the school to thrive.



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"This treasure-trove of inventive, concrete ideas offers a gift to our profession."

Roland Barth, Educator



"…the book to turn to when you are working with teens, when you desperately need help, when seeking solace."

John Hattie, Professor & Director, Melbourne Education Research Institute

University of Melbourne



"…explicitly addresses the unique needs of students of color, students from poverty, and immigrant students in ways that other books don′t; should be read by every middle and high school educator."

Zaretta Hammond, Educational Consultant



"…manifests the best thinking in modern education"

Rick Wormeli, Teacher, Writer, Education Consultant



"What a treat to read! Every principal will benefit from reading it."

Thomas Hoerr, Emeritus Head

New City School, St. Louis, MO

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ISBNs 9781506335889, 9781506335889, 9781506335889, 9781506335919, 9781506335926, 9781506335902, 1506335918
Language English
Number of Pages 288
Edition 1st