|Enduring Understandings: 1. The adolescent brain is actively learning new ways to grow skill sets and engage with real world experiences. 2. The adolescent brain has a stronger sense of risk taking than reasoning. 3. Understanding the maturation process of the teenage brain enables educators to better meet the learning needs of their students.
Essential Questions: 1. What makes an adolescent brain different? 2. How can understanding adolescent brain development lead to successful classroom learning and real world transfer? 3. What strategies best promote adolescent learning?