An in-depth look at physical development in adolescents, the purpose of this newsletter is to help teachers understand the development of students in early adolescence and adolescence, and how educators can support students during this time of exploration and uncertainty.

Topics include:

#1 - Understanding the trends of puberty for the last 100 years.

#2 - The effect of early and late puberty on an adolescent's physical development and social/emotional relationships with fellow peers.

#3 - How various changes in physical development affects decision-making and cognitive processing.

#4 - Interconnectedness between students and self in regards to social media and technology.

#5 - The practice of technology in schools and ways to keep the classroom safe, ethical, and responsible.

Resources for Parents & Teachers: Physical development in adolescents