teens

Social Media Wellness

Today’s students face a challenging paradox: the digital tools they need to complete their work are often the source of their biggest distractions. Social Media Wellness: Helping Tweens and Teens Thrive in an Unbalanced Digital World offers strategies for talking about social media and promoting academic, social and physical wellness in students’ use of social… Read more

Teenage Learner Motivation

Things are never simple with teenage learners. Whilst young learners are so full of energy that most activities will be met with enthusiasm… and adult learners tend to be naturally focused on meeting language goals, as well as having a wealth of skills and knowledge to contribute to classes, getting it right with teenagers is… Read more

Child and Youth Mental Health Day

Today is Child and Youth Mental Health Day.  To mark the occasion, we’re showcasing three mental health resources designed for youth in BC. Mindcheck.ca is a website created to help young people identify and understand the mental distress they may be experiencing and to link them to the skills and strategies they need to manage… Read more