Talking Middle School
with Michelle Mitchell, Claire Eaton and Sharon Witt
This video recording combines the experience of three teachers to provide insights and strategies to help teens thrive emotionally, socially and academically during year 7, 8 and 9 (12 – 15 yrs old). Although this webinar replay is for parents, young people will get a lot out of listening in too!
Your teen might blissfully cruise through middle school, but not a lot of kids do. It’s typically a bumpy few years! Our kids are likely to face confidence knocks, friendship dramas, academic overwhelm, assessment stress and irritation with teachers. In saying all that, it’s ALSO a wonderfully exciting time which will leave them with so many memories. As parents, want to be there for them every step of the way.
In this video you will hear from three teachers, Michelle Mitchell, Claire Eaton and Sharon Witt. They all understand the pressures associated with middle school and are here to help parents and teens navigate these challenges. Join us as we talk about friendships, mindset, stress, overwhelm, productivity and teachers. PS. Content promises to be practical and actionable, and heart felt.
This video presentation will be directed to parents of those whose teens are in Year 7, 8 and 9. Good news: You are welcome to watch it with your teenager. We believe it will be super helpful for them too!
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In this video presentation each presenter will speak for 20 minutes, followed by a Q and A session. This will provide you with over 90 minutes of content.
What we will cover:
SESSION 1:Claire Eaton
Overwhelm, procrastination and mindset boosting tools.
SESSION 2: Michelle Mitchell
An inside look at middle school, commonly faced challenges, socially finding yourself and making mistakes, when things aren’t easy.
SESSION 3: Sharon Witt
Organisation, relating to teachers and friendships.
Michelle Mitchell is an award-winning speaker, and bestselling parenting author with a very special interest in the area of tween and teens. She has been termed ‘the teenage expert’ by the media and is sought after for her compassionate and grounded advise. Michelle started her career as a teacher, but soon discovered a special interest in wellbeing. She left teaching in 2000 to found Youth Excel, a ‘boutique’ health promotion charity which delivered tailor made life skills programs and psychological services to thousands of young people and their families. Today she uses her 25 years hands-on experience to write and speak in schools, community events and through media.
Claire Eaton is a highly regarded Perth-based youth coach, speaker and author of two books, ROC and RISE and Hello High School. Claire is well known for her prevention-focused approach to adolescent resilience, optimism and confidence (ROC) and since 2008 she has based her work around this mindset philosophy in her successful private coaching practice. Claire’s interest in youth mental well-being is firmly grounded in her 25+ years educational background and she is dedicated to sharing ROC mindset tools, tips and tacts when she coaches tweens, teens and young adults, connects with parents, writes books and speaks in schools and at events.
Sharon Witt has been immersed in teen world for over two decades in her role as a Secondary Educator, Author and Motivational Speaker to adolescents and their parents around the country. She also runs regular workshops within schools and youth events around Australia, is a keynote speaker and motivational speaker and is called upon to present at education conferences
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