Adolescents are often pulled in opposite directions by the desire to conform and, alternately, be an individual. As they struggle to find out “who” they are as a person, some may become uncommunicative, uncooperative or rebellious at home. At school, others will become willful and opinionated, or confused and hesitant to speak up.
As young people begin to be themselves and love who they are, they will find the confidence not only to learn better, but to contribute to the world around them in positive ways. In this lesson from WGBH, (more…)