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How Self-Confidence Affects Teen's Academic Performance

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Yvette Jackson, Ed.D., Heather Wolpert-Gawron

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How important is it for teens to be confident about who they are to be successful in school? The short answer is very. In this segment our guests discuss the science behind feeling confident and academic achievement and how to parents and teachers can leverage this knowledge with teens.

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The Wisdom of Encouraging Teens to Play

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Stuart Brown, M.D., Susan M. Heim

pic Many feel the need to encourage their teens to buckle down and get serious about life, but our guest says that encouraging teens to play is one of the best things you can do to develop them academically and personally. Lean more...
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Teens on Drugs: The Low Down on the New Highs!

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Jerry Weichman, Ph.D.

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A new generation of teens is experimenting with a new set of "designer drugs." Most parents are unaware of many of these new drugs, and they vary so greatly in their composition that even experts struggle to track them. Here are the basics every parent needs to know.

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Homeless Teens and Social Networking

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Eric Rice

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Teens running away from home and using the Internet in both constructive and destructive ways is a fairly new phenomenon. In this segment we discuss what parents and educators need to know about this trend.

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Educating the Next Generation of Innovators

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Tony Wagner, Anthony Cody

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The three "R"s are still important, but our guest says that to prepare your teen for the brave new world we need to encourage the four "C"s -critical and creative thinking, collaboration and communication. Tune in to find out how to develop these critical skills in your children.

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