Powerful Communication Activities for Teens

This blog post is part of a series that provides lesson plans and communication activities for teaching teens communication skills. This post shares resources to teach teens how perceptions and emotions influence communication. Background Conflict management and communication skills are something that I have been passionate about teaching for over two decades. I have experienceContinue reading “Powerful Communication Activities for Teens”

How to Teach Teens Communication Style

This blog post is part of a series that provides lesson plans and communication activities for teaching teens communication skills. This post shares resources to teach teens communication and how self-esteem and self-concept influence their communication style. Background For a long time, I have been teaching communication and conflict management skills to people of allContinue reading “How to Teach Teens Communication Style”

How to Teach Teens Communication Skills (2022)

This blog post is the first in a series of lesson plans for teaching teens communication skills.  Background During my career spanning over two decades, I developed curriculum and lesson plans for interpersonal communication and conflict management skills for post-secondary students, teachers, and high school students. In addition, I held the designation of Chartered MediatorContinue reading “How to Teach Teens Communication Skills (2022)”

Easy Lesson for High School Art Curriculum

This blog post includes a lesson plan integrating social studies for teaching high school art curriculum. Art Education Art is a critical part of a well-rounded education for high schoolers. In order to ensure that all students have access to quality art education, there are certain elements that every high school art curriculum should include. TheseContinue reading “Easy Lesson for High School Art Curriculum”

How to Prepare a Behavior Management Plan for Teens (2022)

This blog post highlights specific criteria needed to prepare a behavior management plan for high school students. Behavior Management Plan Sometimes teens experience behavioral problems, and teachers may need to develop a behavior management plan. A behavior management plan helps teachers, parents, and teens identify the behaviors that need to be addressed, set realistic goals,Continue reading “How to Prepare a Behavior Management Plan for Teens (2022)”

How to Ground in Your Authentic Self

This blog post explores building strong foundations to ground into our authentic self for personal growth and personal development. Relationships Our relationships with others start with our relationship with ourselves. As we journey through life – from childhood and adolescence to adulthood – we develop many different types of relationships. Some may last a lifetime,Continue reading “How to Ground in Your Authentic Self”

Self Love Means Setting Boundaries is Necessary

This blog post shares practical communication strategies to use when setting boundaries. Boundaries and Communication Social skills involve more than just knowing how to communicate. They also include learning how to set boundaries. Boundaries are essential to any healthy relationship, yet they are often overlooked. When we ignore our boundaries, we are left feeling disconnectedContinue reading “Self Love Means Setting Boundaries is Necessary”

How to Set Boundaries as an Act of Self Love

This blog post shares practical strategies for how to set boundaries as an act of self love to live a happy, balanced, and fulfilled live. It seems like someone is telling us we need to set boundaries everywhere we turn. But what does that even mean? And why are boundaries so important? How do weContinue reading “How to Set Boundaries as an Act of Self Love”

Exclusive Conflict Resolution Resources

In this blog post, I share a list of the most comprehensive strategies and resources for teaching teenagers conflict management and conflict resolution skills. If you’re a high school teacher looking to incorporate conflict resolution skills into your lessons, you’re in luck. There are a number of tried and true strategies and lesson plans inContinue reading “Exclusive Conflict Resolution Resources”

Proven Conflict Management Model for Teens (4 Stages)

This blog post includes six engaging conflict management activities and a conflict management model with practical strategies to create lesson plans for teaching high school students about conflict resolution techniques. Conflict Management Conflict is something we all deal with many times in our lives. Maybe you’ve argued with a friend, you and a co-worker can’tContinue reading “Proven Conflict Management Model for Teens (4 Stages)”