What to Do If Your Teen Hates School

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Dr. Judy Willis & Daniel Willingham

We hear it too frequently from some teams, ” I hate school.” Why are some teens so turned off by the learning process? How do we make school appealing? How do we create a life long love of learning? In this segment we try to unpack the problem and pursue practical solutions.

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May 8, 2009
Episode Guests
Dr. Judy Willis practiced neurology for 15 years before returning to university to obtain her teaching credential and Masters of Education from the UC - Santa Barbara. She has authored many books, including How Your Child Learns Best: Brain-Friendly Strategies You Can Use to Ignite Your Child’s Learning and Increase School Success. Daniel T. Willingham is professor of psychology at the University of Virginia. He writes the popular “Ask the Cognitive Scientist” column for American Educator magazine and is the author of Why Don’t Students Like School?
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