Formerly a publication of The Brain Store Let?'s face it-the weather is more predictable than the average teen. Suddenly, even the brightest and most cooperative students become argumentative and distracted. The good news is there are ways you can navigate these abrupt shifts and still be an effective teacher. Recent neuroscientific findings have revealed that the teenage brain is actually undergoing developmental changes that can cause extremely erratic behavior. Although you can?t change these behaviors, this new resource demonstrates ways you can adapt your teaching style to effectively reach and teach teens. In the first chapter of this lighthearted but informative book, you will explore the biology of the teenager?'s brain. Then, chapters two through six answer questions about specific characteristics of the teenage brain that seem most puzzling to teachers and parents-changes in cognition, the need to socialize, difficulty communicating ideas and feelings, building a self-identity, and why some teens engage in risky behavior. You?ll be entertained by the accounts of real-life experiences and enlightened by the research-based teaching strategies for managing students' everyday difficulties, conflicts, and crises. With the proper tools, teaching teens has never been more rewarding!Feinstein, Sheryl is the author of 'Secrets Of The Teenage Brain Research-based Strategies For Reaching & Teaching Today's Adolescents', published 2004 under ISBN 9781890460426 and ISBN 1890460427.