Grant Wood AEA's Media Library offers many professional titles related to teen mental health. Here are three titles our Media Librarians recommend to teachers and administrators to better understand real world ways to support our students. Your copy can be reserved for free through our Media Library catalog by clicking the titles below.
|"Ready for Real Life: Unpacking the Five Essential Soft Skills Great Leaders Instill in Their Students" by Andrew McPeak
To address the challenges Generation Z faces, educators and leaders are changing their strategy from emphasizing grades and tests to instilling students with skills they can use to make more positive life choices for themselves.
|"Behind Their Screens: What Teens are Facing (and Adults are Missing)" by Emily Weinstein and Carrie JamesPresents a teen-level view of stresses and joys behind digital screens, including peer relationships, conflict, digital footprints, and civic life. Behind Their Screens offers essential reading for any adult who cares about supporting teens in an online world.
|"Growing Up in Public: Coming of Age in a Digital World" by Devorah Heitner
With social media and constant connection, the boundaries of privacy are stretched thin. This book shows us that by focusing on character, not the threat of getting caught or exposed. We can support our kids to be authentically themselves.