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Boost Self-Esteem In Your Tweens

High self-esteem is a quality that we ALL need. It determines our actions and controls our behaviors. Maintaining high self-esteem may be a challenge for tweens. With this awareness, parents and teachers have the responsibility of boosting the confidence of their tweens so that they will be able to radiate positive behaviors. The following resources will provide practical suggestions for boosting the self-esteem of tweens.
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Boost Self-Esteem In Your Tweens
  • Suzzanne McLean says:
    This video presentation summarizes practical ways to boost tweens' self-esteem. It also makes the point that as teachers and parents, we should not put down children. Let them feel special. Parents have the responsibility to encourage and motivate, and most of all BOOST their self-confidence.
  • understood.org
    understood.org

    7 Ways Extracurricular Activities Can Build Your Child's Self-Esteem

    8 minute read
    Suzzanne McLean says:
    It is important to note that extracurricular activities help to boost a child’s self-esteem. Children who may have learning and attention challenges may appreciate teachers and parents encouraging them to channel their energy to activities that will make them confident. Parents and teachers will appreciate these tips and will implement them in a practical way.
  • kidsplayandcreate.com
    kidsplayandcreate.com

    Self Esteem and Character Building Activities for Kids

    4 minute read
    Suzzanne McLean says:
    It is said that children who have low self-esteem are likely to perform way below their counterparts. Based on this article, one of the activities suggested is that we should tune into their feelings. Many times as educators, we ignore the feelings of children. So we need to understand those students and build their self-esteem in a positive way. Parents and teachers can benefit from these suggestions.
  • phdinparenting.com
    phdinparenting.com

    How To Boost the Confidence of an Insecure Tween?

    4 minute read
    Suzzanne McLean says:
    When I was a tween I had very low self-esteem, and I was also bullied. This is a big problem among tweens. As a result, many tweens lack confidence despite the best efforts of their parents to boost their self-esteem. This article encourages parents as well as teachers to find the root cause of students' self-doubt. It also provides techniques for boosting the confidence of the insecure.
  • care.com
    care.com

    Care Stages: How Does My 'Tween Grow? Ages 8-12

    5 minute read
    Suzzanne McLean says:
    From this article, it highlights some likely challenges that tweens should expect and how parents, caregivers and teachers can guide these inexperienced ones in helping them to build their self-esteem. Interacting with these students, they tend to be more self-conscious and some may be shy or confident. Teachers and parents can gain insight from this article for suggestions for handling the different challenges.
  • Suzzanne McLean says:
    I am familiar with the word “pre-teens”. From this video presentation my eyes were opened for the first time to the fact that the word “tweens” refers to children who are at the age 8 - 12. Both parents and teachers can learn the explanation of this modern-day word by viewing this presentation. This will certainly help parents and teachers better understand the mental and emotional development of tweens.
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