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Since starting Quantum Learning Network in 1982, Bobbi DePorter has changed the lives of millions of kids through her SuperCamp and Quantum Learning programs. Author of over a dozen books, Bobbi is a leading authority on effective learning and youth development. For more insight on parenting teenagers, subscribe to our feed and check out the SuperCamp blog.

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9 Things Teens Desperately Want (But Will Never Tell You They Need)

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 9:00 AM

"I can't believe how different I am after camp. I feel more me, more real. I am not scared to see who I am anymore and I know people see me as I truly am. Supercamp let me build a kind of relationship I have never had before, one based...

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Let Your Teenager Sleep -- the Brain Needs It

(5) Comments | Posted April 4, 2014 | 6:25 PM

It's easy to think of sleep as a rude interruption. Who wouldn't love to reclaim those seemingly lost hours in the name of productivity? Your house would be immaculate. Your email inbox would be empty. And you could finally finish reading that novel you're only halfway through.

But if you're...

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Everything Counts in the Classroom Environment

(0) Comments | Posted December 10, 2010 | 11:38 AM

Everything in the classroom learning environment will either enhance or detract from learning.

Through our years of research and empowering Quantum Learning environments we've found many key things in the classroom environment that contribute to a more successful student base.

Even in light of the current school overcrowding problems,...

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In the Classroom You Have to Make Content Dynamic

(3) Comments | Posted November 12, 2010 | 4:35 PM

While there are many things in school administration and districts overall that are out of teachers' or students' control, there are still ways to impact students positively through classroom content.

Lesson design strategy and creating dynamic, engaging content is key in keeping students engaged in learning. Not only can dynamic...

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What Makes a Great Teacher -- It's about the HOW

(5) Comments | Posted October 18, 2010 | 2:03 AM

"Student achievement flows from great teaching," states Vicki Phillips, Director of Education for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

We believe great teachers know how to create meaningful, engaging learning environments that challenge students to do their best. Unfortunately, the majority of time that's spent on developing teachers is too...

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