KQED’s Mindshift on the Teen Brain…

Teens

Adolescence is a tornado of change: Not only is it the period of fastest physical change in life – aside from infancy

I often quote statistics about developmental changes in the middle school years: people change more between 10 and 15 than in any other point in our development except birth to three years. But we are not aware of those changes. The “tornado metaphor” is apt. At Seven Hills we pride ourselves on our ability to help students navigate their complex emotional lives. This is a very helpful article…

Identity and Emotion in the teenage brain

 

About Kathleen McNamara Head's Up!

an educator in Independent Schools for over 28 years
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