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A program for teachers, parents, guardians, counselors and anyone who is regularly baffled by the process of trying to raise, teach, reach, coach or manage teens and tweens. The teen mind is different from the adult mind and Dr Regina Lamourelle and her guests bring you the latest insights in neuroscience to help you make sense of adolescents.

A program for teachers, parents, guardians, counselors and anyone who is regularly baffled by the process of trying to raise, teach, reach, coach or manage teens and tweens. The teen mind is different from the adult mind and Dr Regina Lamourelle and her guests bring you the latest insights in neuroscience to help you make sense of adolescents.
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A program for teachers, parents, guardians, counselors and anyone who is regularly baffled by the process of trying to raise, teach, reach, coach or manage teens and tweens. The teen mind is different from the adult mind and Dr Regina Lamourelle and her guests bring you the latest insights in neuroscience to help you make sense of adolescents.

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While You Are Teaching Student Attention Spans Are Shrinking

10/28/2018
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Many teachers have noticed that the attention span of students in their classes appears to be shrinking. What is the solution to this increasing trend? Follow: @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork @uhmms #edchat #parenting Patricia Scott has more than 15 years of corporate leadership experience--coupled with a Ph.D. in Communication, 13 years as a lecturer in the Communication Program at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and author of two national best-selling books...

Duration:00:10:12

The Hidden Pandemic of Teens Accessing Porn in School

9/22/2018
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Teen exposure to porn on school grounds is a subject that many school leaders have been unwilling to confront. The known impact on students is profound, but not fully understood. Join us for the first in a series on the pandemic of pornography in schools. Follow: @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork @protectyoungminds #edchat #parenting Kristen A. Jenson is the author of the Good Pictures Bad Pictures series of read-aloud books including the best-selling Good Pictures Bad Pictures:...

Duration:00:10:59

Tips for Connecting with Teens Before Trying to Teach Them

2/15/2018
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Most teachers know that we have to connect with students before we can teach them, but how do we make those connections. Join us as we explore several practical strategies. Follow: @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork @vickysaumell #edchat #parenting Vicky Saumell is the Overall Coordinator of the EFL department at Instituto San Francisco de Asís, a private school in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she has worked for over 20 years. She is co-author of Teacher Development Interactive:...

Duration:00:07:34

Overcoming the Challenges of Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom

6/22/2017
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Though our attitudes about inclusive classrooms have come a long way, the challenges persist. Our guest offers practical tips for managing widely diverse student needs in one classroom. Follow: @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork @ID@TJK2INCLUDE #edchat #parenting Toby Karten, a staff developer, instructional coach, educational consultant, author, adjunct professor and inclusion specialist, has taught populations of learners ranging from kindergarten to graduate level and has helped...

Duration:00:07:29

Modeling the Value of Mistakes and Failure on the Way to Learning

4/21/2017
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In a climate obsessed with performance and perfection, how can we teach teens that mistakes, missteps and failure are part of learning and growth? Follow: @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork @jesslahey #edchat #parenting JoAnn Boaler has been a professor at Stanford University since 2010. She has written several books including Mathematical Mindsets. Jessica Lahey is an educator, writer, and speaker. A former middle and high school teacher, Jess is a correspondent for the Atlantic, a commentator...

Duration:01:05:40

Alternatives Ways to Educate Teens for an Uncertain Future

4/13/2017
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To rethink how we prepare all kids for an uncertain future we have to legitimize other pathways. Follow: @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork @bjnichols #edchat #parenting Dr. James Stone is Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota; Distinguished University Scholar, University of Louisville; Director, National Research Center for Career & Technical Education at the Southern Regional Education Board and author of Career Ready Curriculum- Should We Bring Back Career Technical. Brian...

Duration:00:04:59

The Hidden Emotional Cost of High Student Achievement

3/15/2017
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Traumatized kids show up in your classroom in many ways. Their behaviors may go unnoticed or may be misunderstood when observed. Most teachers have not been trained to detect or respond to traumatized students. Our guests offer tips for teachers. Follow: @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork @maura_edjustice @tweenteacher #edchat #parenting Maura McInerney, Esq. is a Senior Attorney at the Education Law Center – PA. (“ELC”), a non-profit, legal advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring...

Duration:00:31:34

Three Ways Technology Is Messing with Your Teen's Mind (Yours Too)

10/29/2015
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The research is starting to surface about the impact of the extensive use of technology on the minds, and emotional development on teens. Find out the basics every parent needs to know. Follow: @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork @DrLisaStrohman @patrickmlarkin #edchat #parenting Dr. Lisa Strohman is a licensed clinical psychologist focused on treating individuals, families and adolescents and the co-author of "Unplug: Raising kids in a Technology Addicted World". She is also the founder and...

Duration:00:12:28

The Creative New Ways That Teens Manipulate Parents

9/18/2015
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Teens are very skilled at manipulating parents and have found new methods and tools. Learn the 17 ways that teens manipulate parents and what every parent needs to know to avoid becoming a pawn. @drdavidswanson @leadwithjustin Help - My Kid Is Driving Me Crazy, that offers simple and effective strategies to deal with problematic behaviors in 3 minutes or less. Dr Swanson is a married father of three and principal of one of LA's premiere practices, Swanson, Conti and Associates. Justin...

Duration:00:06:53

The Cult of Selfies: Healthy Self Love or Selfishness

9/2/2015
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We all know that teens love selfies. Today we ask whether the teen selfie trend is just part of the normal process of developing self-awareness or a preface to selfishness. Follow: @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork @teenteacher #edchat #parenting Heather Wolpert-Gawron is an award-winning middle school teacher in Los Angeles. She has authored workbooks on teaching Internet Literacy. Dr. Jann Gumbiner is a licensed psychologist specializing in child and adolescent psychology and writes a blog...

Duration:00:05:18

5 Things You Probably Don't Understand About Teen Talk, Texting, and Tech

7/7/2015
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Teens have always had their unique ways of communicating and distinguishing themselves from adults. Are the communication habits of today's teens just the latest expression of adolescence or is something very different and troubling occurring? Follow: @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork #edchat #parenting Heather Wolpert-Gawron is an award-winning middle school teacher in Los Angeles. She has authored workbooks on teaching Internet Literacy. Dr. Jann Gumbiner is a licensed psychologist...

Duration:00:07:19

The Boy Code: How It Impacts the Teen Male Self Image

6/18/2015
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Our guests asserts that the "boy code" conditions young men to repress their emotions and behavior in ways that are damaging. Learn more... Follow: @girlsfightback @janngumbiner@rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork #edchat #parenting Dr. Mary Polce is a licensed counselor and developmental psychologist who currently works in a medical practice in Richmond Virginia.. Her career includes being a visiting professor of psychology and a congressional fellow. Justin Boudreau is an educator who challenges...

Duration:00:05:47

Teaching Girls to Stand Up For Themselves

5/8/2015
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Our guests assert that social conditioning may be harming young girls and putting them at risk. In this segment we talk about teaching teenage girls how to be verbally and physically assertive. Follow: @girlsfightback @janngumbiner@rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork #edchat #parenting Gina Kirkland is President of Girls Fight Back and worked as an educator and an event planner before opening Kirkland Productions, Inc., a college entertainment/speakers agency. She currently serves as a Facilitator...

Duration:00:10:29

Teaching Teens Manners and Etiquette: Still Relevant?

3/10/2015
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Times and social norms are changing faster than ever before. As the rules of interpersonal interactions continue to evolve is teaching etiquette still relevant? Follow: @EmilyPostInst @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork #edchat #parenting Daniel Post Senning is the great-great grandson of Emily Post and a co-author of Emily Post’s Etiquette, 18th edition and Emily Post Children’s Etiquette Train the Trainer Course, 3rd edition. He is also the author of Emily Post’s Manners in a Digital World,...

Duration:00:53:06

Sleepy Teens: The Hidden Impact of Insufficient Sleep

1/3/2015
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Our guests tell us that many families avoid at home discussions about race for vraious reasons. Tune in to learn why the ability and practice of talking openly to your teens about race is so critical. Follow: @DrHoward_REC @Annie_Fox, @bamradionetwork.com Deborah Rivas-Drake, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Education and Psychology at the University of Michigan. Dr. Howard Stevenson has served for 30 years as a clinical psychologist working conducting family therapy in low resourced rural...

Duration:00:09:03

Talking To Teens About Race and Racial Issues

1/3/2015
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Our guests tell us that many families avoid at home discussions about race for vraious reasons. Tune in to learn why the ability and practice of talking openly to your teens about race is so critical. Follow: @DrHoward_REC @Annie_Fox, @bamradionetwork.com Deborah Rivas-Drake, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Education and Psychology at the University of Michigan. Dr. Howard Stevenson has served for 30 years as a clinical psychologist working conducting family therapy in low resourced rural...

Duration:00:06:44

Creating Individualized Education Program Based on Brain Research

11/20/2014
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Brain researched has opened up new possibilities for creating customized learning plans for students. Learn more... Follow: @RRLamourelle @bamradionetwork.com Since 2000, Kathy Johnson, president of Pyramid of Potential, Inc, has been helping families and educators learn about how to improve the brain to make learning easier. Besides consulting with individual clients, she has created a school for LD students, written a book, a curriculum, and a few DVDs, and continues to provide...

Duration:00:06:24

Educating Black Teens: Three Persistent Issues and Challenges

11/20/2014
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In this segment we explore several issues that persistently challenge parents and educators of black teens. Follow: @MarilynRhames @RRLamourelle @bamradionetwork.com Follow: @patrickmlarkin @bamradionetwork.com Dr. Rita Cameron Wedding, Ph.D., a published Scholar and Professor of Race, Gender, and Social Class Disparities. She is the Chair of the department of Women’s Studies and a professor of Women’s Studies and Ethnic Studies at Sacramento State University. Marilyn Anderson Rhames is a...

Duration:00:09:35

Save, Invest, Grow: Financial Literacy for Teens

10/29/2014
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There is much to be considered in choosing to go to college, from cost and time required, to job prospects after graduation. Tune in as we review the bases that should be covered. Follow: @patrickmlarkin @bamradionetwork.com Follow: @patrickmlarkin @bamradionetwork.com Dan Evertsz is the Founder of College Money Pros (www.collegemoneypros.com). former CEO of Bay Area College Planners located in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is the author of his new e-book, "12 Insider Secrets to Pay for...

Duration:00:09:11

Getting Your Teen on the Right Path to College

10/15/2014
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Our guests argue that many of today's teens are poorly versed and ill prepared to manage money. What can and should be done? Follow: @NFEC_FinEdu @tweenteacher @bamradionetwork.com Vince Shorb is CEO of the National Financial Educators Council. Vince has a passion for raising awareness for the financial literacy movement. He was instrumental in developing a national financial literacy campaigns and has partnered with over 30 celebrities to raise awareness about the importance of improving...

Duration:00:08:37