ERIC Number: ED381711
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Mar
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Developing Skills for Consultation with American Schools Overseas.
Gerner, Michael E.
This compilation of information addresses various issues facing internationally mobile children and adolescents. Some of the topics include: the different characteristics of Third-Culture Kids (TCKs); assessment practices and language and learning differences among TCKs, including an analysis of language problems, norm groups, and test interpretation; points learned from evaluating limited English proficient children in the United States and TCKs overseas; variables affecting language acquisition; reasonable evaluation batteries for TCKs; the interpretation of psychoeducational test results; a psychoeducational evaluation of a TCK/multinational child; personality and developmental differences among TCKs, drawn largely from interview results; characteristics that can be associated with an internationally mobile lifestyle; and comparisons between American internationally mobile adolescents and internationally mobile adolescents from other countries. (Contains 60 references.) (RJM)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Consists primarily of the overheads and materials from a presentation made at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists (26th, Seattle, WA, March 1-5, 1994).