Engaging Teens

In this age of distraction, getting the attention of teens can seem nearly impossible. However, with the right knowledge and approach, it can be done! Learn how to attract and engage middle school youth in a way that empowers and motivates them. This training examines the thought processes of the adolescent brain and provides specific strategies for developing and offering effective and engaging programs and activities that keep teens coming back.

 

Please note: only afterschool practitioners working with middle school youth should register for this training.

 

Core Competencies Addressed
Core Knowledge Area – Interaction with Children/Youth
5.A: Promote meaningful engagement, leadership and guidance of the children/youth – Entry Level and Level 2.

 

Training Objectives:

Participants will:

a. Define and understand the importance of key concepts, global learning and global competence.
b. Identify how to create an environment where global learning can happen effectively.
c. Explore current resources and global connections.