How Self-Confidence Affects Teen’s Academic Performance

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

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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May 24, 2012
Episode Guests
Yvette Jackson, Ed.D., is CEO of the National Urban Alliance for Effective Education and author of Pedagogy of Confidence. Dr. Jackson is a nominee for a Bammy Award. Heather Wolpert-Gawron is an award-winning middle-school teacher in Los Angeles. She has authored workbooks on teaching internet literacy.
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