Why are my teenage students being difficult?

Knowing teenagers with Aarti C Rajaratnam

Teenagers go through several changes in their growing years. In schools, teachers find themselves managing an entire class of students exhibiting “difficult behaviors.” The first video of our column - “Why are my teenage students being difficult?” addresses different aspects of adolescence and how it impacts teenagers’ behavior in classrooms. We will also focus on what you as a teacher can do to help your students regulate their emotions better.

Knowing teenagers with Aarti C Rajaratnam is a fortnightly video column for parents, teachers, and adults who interact with teenagers. Each episode will share insights on the adolescent mind and behavior.

Aarti C Rajaratnam is a clinical psychologist who has been working with children and teenagers for two decades.

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