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Relating to Adolescents: Educators in a Teenage World
Teaching teenagers can be very rewarding; it can also be very challenging. Relating to Adolescents helps adults who work with teenagers to understand what happens in their dynamic with students. From the "Five Things Teens Need from Grown-Ups" to the "Seven Grown-Up Skills," this book covers all aspects of the adult-teenager relationship and provides educators with ...more
Paperback, 199 pages
Published March 16th 2009 by Rowman & Littlefield Education
(first published 2009)
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Porter sets out clear boundaries with students and uses practical examples of how they protect both teachers and students. A good resource to have on the shelf, any educator working with middle and high school students may benefit from a refresh of this before the start of every school year. Practitioners interested in reflective practice could easily use the chapter reflections to guide some excellent discussions.