How to understand different learning styles and why it’s important in empowering students to succeed. It took me a while to learn how to tie knots. It’s an essential outdoor technical skill that I lacked before becoming an Outward Bound... READ MORE
Deciding what type of expedition is right for your teen can feel overwhelming—we’re here to help. This post was originally published on August 9, 2018, and updated on April 6, 2021. The list of things teens learn on Outward... READ MORE
Establishing expectations are important for creating a safe, collaborative and unified environment among teens. Whether it’s at school or home, expectations are the glue that can keep a family or a classroom of students together. They hold us accountable for... READ MORE
What even is school right now? With students and teachers, school faculty and staff forging a path through overgrown, nearly-impossible-to-navigate, terrain—I can only imagine how challenging it must be emotionally for our young people. New, unprecedented circumstances bring about... READ MORE
2020 was one big ball of stress, and just because the year came to an end doesn’t mean that stress dissipates. Of course, we all want to press the reset button, but more so, we want to make amends... READ MORE
Of the many things we’ve lost since March, a regular routine is at the top of the list for many of us. As we say in my household, “Pandemic is the mother of invention,” meaning creativity and solution-finding are... READ MORE
Summer can present both opportunities and challenges to families and teenagers as they navigate the potential loss of routines and social time provided by school schedules. With extra time on their hands, and during this summer of a pandemic, there... READ MORE
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