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Making the “Wonder years” Wonderful

Tuesday October 29, 2019 6:25 pm - 8:00 pm



QJS Cafeteria


 Young adolescence, that window in life often called the ‘wonder years’, is a unique time in human development during which our children experience enormous physical, intellectual and emotional shifts and during which they face many associated adjustments and challenges. As such, it can be helpful to understand more fully what is going on inside the hearts, bodies and minds of our emerging young teens. Join this causal, informative conversation with internationally celebrated middle grades expert, Nancy Doda, who will clarify just what parents and families can expect during these special years.

She will discuss the following:

★ The nature of young adolescent development (10-15 year olds)

★ What young adolescents need to thrive in and out of school

★ Wisdom from research on how best to support young adolescents