Real life wisdom for teens as they venture into independence.Today's teens don't want to be talked down to with impractical or self-righteous lectures. Studies show they want real advice they can use to figure out who they want to be and how they want to engage with the world. They want to know how to be successful in setting goals and making choices for their lives as adults.Truth Be Told Quotes presents real life wisdom teens need, in a compassionate truth-telling tone. With a touch of humor, teens learn about creating their own opportunities and managing the ups and downs of life. The quotes and teaching resources help teens explore essential high school social emotional lessons like connecting choices and consequences, managing emotions, resolving conflict, and gaining self-awareness.Teens are used to Instagram, memes, and other visual formats for learning and for sharing about their life. Each Truth Be Told Quote is presented in a visual format, on a beautiful photo from nature, that encourages emotional connection and self-reflection.Truth be Told is supported by a free resources catalog that includes a range of activities from worksheets and videos, to mindfulness coloring pages.
Colleen Doyle Bryant is the author of five books and more than 50 learning resources about making good choices for the right reasons. Her Talking with Trees series for elementary students and Truth Be Told series for teens are used in curriculums to teach good character traits and social emotional skills like honesty, respect, responsibility, and kindness. More than 100,000 of her good values teaching resources are downloaded each year by parents and teachers around the world. Rooted in Decency, written for adults, looks at why common decency is suffering today and how society can get to a shared set of values that promotes cooperation and trust.