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Educating Adolescents : Challenges and Strategies - Tim Urdan

Educating Adolescents

Challenges and Strategies

By: Tim Urdan (Editor), Frank Pajares (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st September 2004
ISBN: 9781593111533
Number Of Pages: 308

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Urdan (Santa Clara University) and Pajares (Emory University) explore challenges facing adolescents and their teachers and look at some of the strategies that have been adopted to address these challenges. Contributors describe various psychological and contextual problems that adolescents often experience, such as depression, abusive sexual experi

Risk factors related to academic achievement in adolescencep. 1
A self-regulation approach to understanding adolescent depression in the school contextp. 33
Abusive, wanted, and illegal sexual experiences in adolescencep. 65
Ethnicity and peer harassment during early adolescence : exploring the psychological benefits of ethnic diversity from an attributional perspectivep. 85
Adolescent victimization and weapon use on school grounds : an empirical study from Israelp. 109
Looking at adolescents through international assessmentsp. 131
Enrollment, achievement, and motivational profiles of immigrant and native adolescentsp. 149
The schools-within-schools reform : a viable solution to the problems of large high schools?p. 179
Bridging social and academic identities : peer relations, friendships, and educational experiencesp. 207
The "identity-education" link : six themes in an educational setting that influence adolescent identity development and well-beingp. 237
Religion and the educational experiences of adolescentsp. 255
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ISBN: 9781593111533
ISBN-10: 1593111533
Series: Adolescence & Education
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 308
Published: 1st September 2004
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.44