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Adolescence: Crash Course Psychology #20

Adolescence: Crash Course Psychology #20

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What your teenager needs - Family Lives There are particular skills that support children in learning how to manage for themselves, to trust their own judgment and develop their own skills. When it comes to dealing with teenagers, we may use much the same skills as we did when they were younger, but at a greater remove. These include being encouraging and enabling, allowing children to learn from their mistakes rather than ‘showing them how to do it’, accepting they might do it differently from you, acknowledging and respecting their choices, following the child’s lead rather than jumping in with ideas, being in the present and spending time focused on your teenager. What teens need

10 Tips for Improving Parent-Teen Relationships You know your child is an adolescent (semi-formed human) when she or he: Gives you attitude over stuff that's never been an issue before. Refuses to do what you ask. Agrees to do it and then (un)wittingly "forgets" A Critical Analysis of Language Identity Issues in Young Adult Literature Nancy L. Hadaway, Terrell A. Young, & Barbara A. Ward “It is language, more than land and history, that provides the essential form of belonging

Operant Conditioning How Reinforcement and Punishment Modify Behavior Operant conditioning, also known as instrumental conditioning, is a method of learning normally attributed to B.F. Skinner, where the consequences of a response determine the probability of it being repeated. A Parent's Guide to Surviving the Teen Years You've lived through 2 a.m. feedings, toddler temper tantrums, and the back-to-school blues. So why is the word "teenager" causing you so much worry? When you consider that the teen years are a period of intense growth, not only physically but emotionally and intellectually, it's understandable that it's a time of confusion and upheaval for many families.

Which Is Better, Rewards or Punishments? Neither “I feel a sense of dread as bedtime rolls around. Here we go again.” A dad said this in our family therapy office one day, describing his son’s pre-bed antics. The child would go wild as bedtime approached, stubbornly ignoring his parents’ directions and melting down at the mention of pajamas. The parents felt frustrated and stumped. Social Emotional Learning: What to Know Have you heard the term social-emotional learning, or SEL? Maybe SEL is something your district has decided to make a priority. Or maybe SEL is a skill set that you’ve been hearing a lot about in professional development. But what is social and emotional learning?

Nine Steps to More Effective Parenting Raising kids is one of the toughest and most fulfilling jobs in the world — and the one for which you might feel the least prepared. Here are nine child-rearing tips that can help you feel more fulfilled as a parent. 1. Positive Punishment: What It Is, Benefits, and Examples Positive punishment is a form of behavior modification. In this case, the word “positive” doesn’t refer to something pleasant. Positive punishment is adding something to the mix that will result in an unpleasant consequence. The goal is to decrease the likelihood that the unwanted behavior will happen again in the future. This approach may be effective in certain circumstance, but it’s only one part of the equation. Guiding your child toward alternative behaviors that are more appropriate to the situation are also needed.

Why Restorative Practices Benefit All Students Did you know that a significant percentage of the achievement gap between students of color and white students is caused by punitive discipline? African American and Latino children are much more likely to face school suspension and expulsion—even for the same behaviors—than white students. As a response to this inequitable school model of punitive discipline measures, restorative practices are growing in schools across the nation. I asked Brian H. Smith, Ph.D., a research scientist with the Committee for Children, to share his perspectives on the current status and future directions of discipline in schools.

Parents know best, or do they? In today’s Asia, the dilemmas of overparenting SINGAPORE: His mid-term tests were coming up, and Wen Zi Xu’s mother wanted to know what scores her 11-year-old would try to get. His aim: 100 marks for English; 95 and above for mathematics; and above 80 for Chinese, his weakest subject. But she had two words for him about his last target: “Not enough.” Eating Disorders Eating disorders are illnesses that manifest themselves in extreme unhealthy eating patterns. They are mental conditions that affect eating habits but are not necessarily tied to a specific body type; someone with an eating disorder can appear very thin, healthy weighted or above healthy weight. Although symptoms of these disorders emerge primarily in young women, eating disorders can affect anyone from any gender, age, ethnicity and income level. There are a few main types of eating disorders, highlighted below.

Making Connections: Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain In reality, cultural responsiveness is more of a process than a strategy. It begins when a teacher recognizes the cultural capital and tools students of color bring to the classroom. She is then able to respond to students' use of these cultural learning tools positively by noticing, naming, and affirming when students use them in the service of learning. Reinforcement and Punishment Learning Objectives Explain the difference between reinforcement and punishment (including positive and negative reinforcement and positive and negative punishment)Define shapingDifferentiate between primary and secondary reinforcers In discussing operant conditioning, we use several everyday words—positive, negative, reinforcement, and punishment—in a specialized manner. In operant conditioning, positive and negative do not mean good and bad. Instead, positive means you are adding something, and negative means you are taking something away.

Teenage children fall under the developmental stage of adolescence. Hence, in order to effectively parent and influence the behavior of children in this stage, it is essential to first understand the important and defining characteristics of adolescence. This video is a good introduction to help us understand that teenage children are in a stage of Identity vs Role confusion stage according to Erik Erikson's fifth developmental stage, where they are in search the for an identity and social acceptance. by jonquah Sep 25

In the first part of this video, Hank Green outlines psychologist Erik Erikson's Psychosocial Development Theory and how it applies to adolescents. Teenagers are in the Identity vs Role Confusion stage. This means that they are increasingly concerned with who they are, their likes, dislikes, and their place in society. Erikson believes that teenagers must be allowed to explore this stage and hopefully, come out of it with a sense of personal identity. by joshuawong001 Sep 24

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