S2, Ep 5 - Teenage learning

Setting Your Child Up For Success - Child Psychology, Development and Teaching Tips show

Summary: In this episode, Tim Dansie talks about the unique learning challenges that teenagers face. Learning can be difficult for teenagers for a number of reasons. Firstly, teenagers are asked to make major decisions about their future, even when they're unsure. "What will you study at uni?" "What career will you choose?" etc. Making such life decisions causing uncertainty and stress and that impacts learning. Also, around grade 8 and grade 9 in high school, school starts getting hard. Workloads increase, there are major assignments with deadlines and results really matter. Again, the need to learn these broad skills As parents, we need to know our teenagers, understand where they're at with their schooling, identify the issues and find a strategy to guide them through their studies. Tim shares his insights. About Tim Dansie: Tim is a registered Teacher and Psychologist. He spent 12 years working in schools as a Teacher / Psychologist before establishing his own private practice working with children, families, teachers and schools. As a result, Tim has a unique understanding about what is required to improve a student's educational and wellbeing outcomes. Tim currently consults to the Independent Schools Association, the Catholic Schools Association and the Education Department of South Australia. He also works with elite level athletes, consulting to the Adelaide Football Club in the AFL and as a Career Guidance person to Adelaide United in the A-League. Tim has vast experience working with children and families and he is able to offer a wide range of services. Connect with Tim: For the latest news, insights and information about upcoming books, podcasts and other content, join Tim Dansie's mailing list here http://eepurl.com/dmRd6P. You can also send Tim an email here tdpsych@bigpond.com or find out more about his private practice here http://tdpsych.com Tim's book Setting Your Kids Up for Success (4 - 12): Time for Some Common Sense is on the way. Sign up to our mailing list (here http://eepurl.com/dmRd6P) to get notified when it's released!  This show is produced by Apiro Media - http://apiropodcasts.com