A Parent‘s Guide to the Teenage Brain

Andrew Watson has a remarkable ability to be thoroughly informed, thoughtfully entertaining, and tremendously skilled in his ability to impart difficult information in ways that lead to both understanding and application.
— D. Barnes Boffey, Ed.D. Former Director, Dartmouth College Teacher Preparation Program

This talk offers insight to—and perhaps some peace of mind for—parents. By recognizing the neurological and psychological developments of adolescence, parents can have greater insight into their children’s new behavior and learning habits. The talk discusses approaches to working with their teenagers—approaches informed by research and by experience.

  • This talk lasts roughly one hour, and can be shaped to fit your school’s schedule.
  • Because this talk echoes ideas presented in the “User’s Guide for the Teenage Brain,” it will be most effective if both presentations are given.