Think that the teenager in your life is being emotional and ridiculous?

Let’s look at some causes of their stress — and the best strategy you can use to help them.

Social Media

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Daily Safety

A typical example of how we teach the students to barricade the classroom in case there is an active shooter in the building. We spend an enormous amount of class time on this topic. Credit: mprnews.com

SEL (Social Emotional Learning)

That’s what SEL for children looks like. And we need to do it with our teenagers too. They are still children, albeit in big bodies, and they are coping with (probably undiagnosed) post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and relentless negativity on social media.

So what does SEL look like in my kitchen?

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What does SEL look like when I’m working with my students?

Screen shot of a typical Google form I use with my students a few days a week.

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