Rank #1: Sex Matters:Why Boys Fail, Why Girls Fail
Jul 17 2010
Rank #2: Three Keys to Motivating Unmotivated Teens
Kathleen Cushman is an educator and co-author of Fires in the Mind: What Kids Can Tell Us About Motivation and Mastery. Jann Gumbiner is a licensed psychologist specializing in child and adolescent psychology. Jerry Blumengarten taught in the NYC public schools for 32 years.
Feb 21 2013
Rank #3: Coping Skills for Teens with Social, Emotional and Sensory Sensitivities
Dr. Lynch is the program coordinator for the Pediatric Behavioral Medicine department within Goryeb Children's Hospital. Through this department, Dr. Lynch provides a range of services for children and teens with neurodevelopmental concerns. He has a particular interest in helping children and teens to cope with stress and anxiety. His book, Totally Chill: My Complete Guide to Staying Cool, is a stress management workbook for kids with social, emotional, and sensory sensitivities. Annie Fox, M.Ed. is an educator and award-winning author. Annie's books include: THe Teen Survival Guide to Dating and Relating; Too Stressed to Think? and the new Middle School Confidential book and app series.
Aug 18 2013
Rank #4: The Creative New Ways That Teens Manipulate Parents
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 Boudreau is an educator who challenges youth to think vs. telling them what to think. This former high school teacher, coach of the year, world traveler and author, exudes a realness that students don’t question.
Sep 18 2015
Rank #5: Why Are Teens So Angry? What Can We do About it?
Licensed credentialed school psychologist, Dr. Regalena "Reggie" Melrose is the author of the ground-breaking books, You Can Heal Your Child and Why Students Underachieve. She is maintains a successful private practice as a certified trauma healing specialist for children, adolescents, and adults.
Ugo Uche is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes with adolescents and young adults in his practice. Raised in Nigeria during his youth, Ugo brings a cross cultural perspective to his work.
Dec 05 2011
Rank #6: How Self-Confidence Affects Teen's Academic Performance
Yvette Jackson, Ed.D. CEO National Urban Alliance for Effective Education, Author, Pedagogy of Confidence. Dr. Jackson currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Urban Alliance and is a nominee for the Bammy Awards. Heather Wolpert-Gawron is an award-winning middle school teacher in Los Angeles. She has authored workbooks on teaching Internet Literacy.
Jun 26 2012
Rank #7: Teens on Drugs:The Low Down on the New Highs!
Jerry Weichman, Ph.D., is a young clinical psychologist and adolescent specialist. His practice at Hoag Neurosciences Institute in Newport Beach, California. He is the author of How to Deal, is a survival guide for high school teens.
Jul 21 2012
Rank #8: Teen Ups and Downs: Moody, Mad or Mentally Ill?
Sep 27 2010
Rank #9: A Parent's Guide to Surviving Adolescence
Carl E. Pickhardt Ph.D., Weekly blog: "Surviving (your child's) Adolescence", for PSYCHOLOGY TODAY and author of several books, including SURVIVING YOUR CHILD'S ADOLESCENCE. Susan M. Heim is an author and longtime editor for the bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul series and dispenses daily parenting advice and product reviews on her blog. Dr. Jann Gumbiner is a licensed psychologist specializing in child and adolescent psychology and writes a blog for Psychology Today titled The Teenage Mind.
May 22 2013
Rank #10: Worried Parents, Anxious Teens
Follow: @janngumbiner, @tweenteacher, @LynnLyonsMSW, @DrReidWilson @bamradionetwork
Lynn Lyons is a psychotherapist and co-author with Reid Wilson of Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous and Independent Children. Dr. Reid WIlson is an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Heather Wolpert-Gawron is an award-winning middle school teacher in Los Angeles. Dr. Jann Gumbiner is a licensed psychologist specializing in child and adolescent psychology.
Jan 17 2014
Rank #11: Teen Apathy: "I Don't Care and You Can't Make Me"
Carl E. Pickhardt Ph.D.is author of SURVIVING YOUR CHILD'S ADOLESCENCE. Shannon McClintock Miller is the district teacher librarian at Van Meter Community School in Van Meter, Iowa. She blogs at Van Meter Library Voice and can be found on Twitter at @shannonmmiller. She also enjoys presenting, consulting, and making a difference in education.
Jun 08 2013
Rank #12: Has Your Teen Developed The Basic Mental Skills for Academic Success?
Dec 22 2010
Rank #13: Getting Teens to Take Responsibility for Their Education
Freeman A. Hrabowski, III is President of UMBC (The University of Maryland, Baltimore County). His research and publications focus on science and math education, with special emphasis on minority participation and performance. Anthony Cody worked in the high poverty schools in Oakland for 24 years, 18 of them as a middle school science teacher. He was one of the first National Board certified teachers in his district, and writes the popular Education Week blog, Living in Dialogue.
Mar 29 2012
Rank #14: The Hidden Emotional Cost of High Student Achievement
Follow: @rrlamourelle @bamradionetwork @maura_edjustice @tweenteacher
Maura McInerney, Esq. is a Senior Attorney at the Education Law Center – PA. (“ELC”), a non-profit, legal advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring that all children in Pennsylvania have access to a quality public education. She is also the author of Unlocking the Door to Learning: Trauma-Informed Classrooms & Transformational Schools. Heather Wolpert-Gawron is an award-winning middle-school teacher in Los Angeles. She has authored workbooks on teaching internet literacy.
Mar 15 2017
Rank #15: Helping Teens to Manage Their Emotional States
Robert A. Rees, Ph.D., is Director of Education and Humanities at the Institute of HeartMath in Boulder Creek, California. Dr. Rees develops programs that reduce stress and increase resilience for students based on HeartMath's research on emotional physiology, heart-brain interactions and the psychophysiology of learning and performance. Ugo Uche is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes with adolescents and young adults in his practice.
Jan 10 2012
Rank #16: Is Going Off to College Still The Way to Go?
Dale Stephens leads UnCollege, the global social movement changing the notion that college is the only path to success. In May 2011 Dale was selected as a Thiel Fellow and his first book Hacking Your Education, will be published by Perigee/Penguin in early 2013. Nathan Furr writes about the transforming paradigm of entrepreneurship education. Justin Snider is a contributing editor at The Hechinger Report and is completing his doctorate in education at Columbia University.
Oct 18 2011
Rank #17: What You Need To Know About Engaging Gifted Children
Lee Crockett is the Managing Partner of The 21st Century Fluency Project and is co-author of Literacy is not Enough. David Truss is currently a Vice Principal of Coquitlam Open Learning and the Inquiry Hub, in Coquitlam SD#43 (BC, Canada). Joyce Valenza is the teacher-librarian at Springfield Township High School in Erdenheim, PA and an education and technology writer.
Jun 29 2013
Rank #18: Stop Texting and Go to Sleep!
Sep 28 2010
Rank #19: Mix it Up: Helping Teens Develop Critical Social Skills
Maureen Costello, Teaching Tolerance Director, is an education professional with a mix of academic, publishing and business experience, Maureen has directed several national education initiatives. Before arriving at the SPLC, she oversaw development of the 2010 Census in Schools program for Scholastic Inc. in partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau.
Feb 18 2012
Rank #20: 5 Things You Probably Don't Understand About Teen Talk, Texting, and Tech
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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 for Psychology Today titled The Teenage Mind.
Jul 07 2015