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  • How Communication Games for Teens Improve Skills

    How Communication Games for Teens Improve Skills

    Improving communication skills can be done in many ways. One of the most fun and effective methods is through games designed with communication activities. Communication games for teens help teach valuable communication skills such as assertiveness, empathy, and active listening. Background I have been passionate about teaching teens communication and conflict management skills for the…


  • Communication Tips for Teens to Boost Self-Confidence

    Communication Tips for Teens to Boost Self-Confidence

    Teens today face various challenges, but one of the most important skills for success is communicating effectively. Learn more about communication tips for teens to increase self-confidence! Communication Tips for Teens Good communication is essential for teens, as it can help them succeed in school and life. Effective communication skills help increase self-confidence and build…


  • How to Boost Your Assertive Communication Style

    How to Boost Your Assertive Communication Style

    When communicating with others, it’s essential to be assertive. Assertive communication is confident, self-assured, and direct. It allows you to state your needs clearly and respectfully without being aggressive or passive. Assertive communication is a vital element of effective negotiation strategies. This blog post explores how to work through personal development and negotiation strategies for…


  • 9 Ways to Prepare for a Difficult Conversation

    9 Ways to Prepare for a Difficult Conversation

    Difficult conversations are necessary for healthy relationships. Prepared with the right approach, you can make those conversations much smoother. This blog post shares nine things you can do to prepare for a difficult conversation. Personal Development Personal development is an ongoing process that helps us grow in our lives. It includes learning new things, improving…


  • Step-By-Step Practical Lessons for Teaching Teens About Body Language

    Step-By-Step Practical Lessons for Teaching Teens About Body Language

    This blog post is an instalment in a collection of hands-on activities and lesson plans specifically designed to help teens learn how to communicate effectively. It also includes helpful resources to teach adolescents the basics of body language and how to confidently send messages using nonverbal cues. Background As a professional educator and experienced parent,…


  • How to Use Perception Checking for Effective Communication

    How to Use Perception Checking for Effective Communication

    This post discusses perception checking in communication and how to check your perception with three easy steps for personal development and effective communication skills.  Perception Checking Perceptions are often based on assumptions that may not be true. For example, if someone says they like something, we assume they mean they like it because they said…


  • Complete List for How to Teach Teens Communication Skills

    Complete List for How to Teach Teens Communication Skills

    Do you want your teens to communicate more clearly and effectively? In this blog post, I share a list of the most comprehensive strategies and resources for how to teach teens communication skills.  This resource page includes lesson plans and strategies to help teens learn the basics of communication. You’ll find tips for being respectful,…


  • Powerful Communication Activities for Teens

    Powerful Communication Activities for Teens

    Struggling to find effective communication tools for teens? This guide has you covered with engaging and interactive communication activities designed just for them! Boost their communication skills with these strategies today. This blog post is part of a series that provides lesson plans and communication activities for teaching teens communication skills. You’ll discover resources to…


  • How to Teach Teens Communication Style

    How to Teach Teens Communication Style

    Are you looking for activities to help teens learn and improve their communication skills? This communication styles activity is designed to help them understand the different types of communication styles and develop self-confidence in expressing themselves. Background For over two decades, I have developed courses and lesson plans for post-secondary students, teachers, and teens to…


  • How to Teach Teens Communication Skills

    How to Teach Teens Communication Skills

    Are you looking for practical strategies to teach teens communication skills? Types of communication and communication styles are vital when teaching teens the importance of effective communication. This article provides an overview and introduction to the topics covered in this series. Background During my career spanning over two decades, I developed curriculum and lesson plans…


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