Teen Mental Health - a wonderful site to help answer your questions about stress, anxiety and depression.
Operation Beautiful - a fabulous sight spreading positive messages in their community. A wonder initiative for you to implement in your school.
Teen Health FX - this site is perfectly written for older teens. Information includes bullying, dating, sex and mental health. A must check out site.
Stay Teen - is a site dedicated to safe sex. Aimed for older teens, check this out for all your sexual health questions.
It gets better project - This project is aims to stop LGBT and bullying hate within their communities, jump on board to support or implement at your school.
Adios Barbie - has wonderful articles about women. Read inspiring stories and discover an appreciation for others and yourselves.
Amy Smart Girls - founded by actress, comedian and activist Amy Poehler. This website is brilliant. You will be inspired regardless of gender to be the best version of you.
NHS Teen Boys - there are not many sites out there specifically for young boys. This one approaches all the topics that are of interest to boys with a male perspective.
Young Men's Health - a great resource for all your mental, emotional and physical health questions. Get on and check out what other young men are inquiring about.
Play it Safe - this is a website by the NSW government in Australia. 6th Grade students of mine found this and love it. They have shared this with their parents. The site is applicate to teens and parents.
Scarleteen - a wonderful website by Heather Corinna author of S.E.X
Apps for ISO and Android
Organise & Plan
Studious - recommended on multiple websites
Trello - helps plan your day.
Google Drive - organisers your work into folders and has a good calendar function.
The homework app - organisers, reminds and assists.
myhomework student planner - voted one of the best student helpers. Check this out!
Note Taking / Study Help
Evernote Peek - flashcards, in class - note taking helper IOS only
Study Blue - flash cards and balancing tasks, helps you to study smarter.
Audible - a large variety of audio books for the auditory learner
Sparknotes - has notes on many HS topics already written for you.
Procrastination / Concentration
30/30- timer that includes study and rest times! Amazing for keeping you on task.
Be Focused - apple app to help you make lists, designated breaks and time them.
Toggl - the ultimate timer. Time your work, study and free time.
Pomodora Technique - the science behind "be focused" and "30/30"
Sleeping / Power Napping
Power-napping - perfect the art of the power nap! A very important skill.. Don't ever feel guilty for getting one of these in! Increases productivity.
Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock - this is a wonderful app that tracks your sleep cycle. A Fun interface. Motivates you to get the required sleep, enables you to learn how you sleep best. Wakes you up over 30mins.
smiling mind - teachers you how to meditate..
Stop, breath, think - meditation help
Think Act Grow - a wonderful site for everyone on all things teen health. The site includes information, resources and initiatives you can implement with your school, family or friend group.
Planned Parenthood - a fabulous resource for teens, parents and teacher to find up to date information on puberty and sexual health.
Sleep - this site is sponsored by a duvet company. However, has some wonderful infomercials and tips for improving sleep.
Brain Rules - a MUST see site. If you want to improve learning then check out the science behind how we learn and what we do to improve.
Girls Health - a fab site for girls, covers all topics including time management, friendship, communication and puberty.
Time Management Resources - an extensive collection of additional sites that offer help in managing time and prioritizing tasks.
Health Children - this is a parenting website, however it is very helpful for teens to be able to access this information also. There is much to be explored (including, nutrition, puberty, sexual health, drugs & alcohol) and displayed in developmental stages.
Eat Right - a page dedicated to kids and teens nutritional information. Want to explore healthy eating to improve energy, help development and improve attention - check this site out.
NIH - The National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Health has a very good reference page directed at teenagers. Want to have some ideas on good nutrition - try this!
Gratitude - Struggling to find the positive. Not enjoying the school day. Check out this online gratitude journal, take a few minutes to publicly acknowledge the little things. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Julie Smith - an expert on media, fake news, social media and the need for coping skills. Fabulous site.
5 Tips for Staying Stress Free during High School
Get a bedtime routine, try not to use any
tech 30mins before you go to bed, sleep 7-8hrs,
make your bedroom your favourite place
Procrastination gets the best of
EVERYONE! If you feel stuck or distracted, just
start one thing and the rest will follow.
We are not designed to work all the
time. Set a 30/30 or 45/15 min schedule. Work for
45mins and play or allow yourself to get
distracted for 15mins.
Science has proven that exercise
helps us stay alert, sleep and learn better. Make
sure you move your body for 30mins a day
5. Ask for help!
There are no prizes for getting
through high school alone. Make sure you ask
anyone for help when you need it. Keep this
sheet close and use it as a resource to answering