Moody. Reckless. Impractical. Insecure. Distracted. These are all words commonly used to describe adolescents. But what if we recast these traits in a positive light? Teens possess insight, passion, idealism, sensitivity and creativity in abundance — all qualities that can make a significant positive contribution to society. In this thought-provoking book, Thomas Armstrong looks at the power of the teenage brain from an empathetic, strength-based perspective, and describes what educators can do to make the most of their students’ potential.