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ERIC Number: ED266885
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jul
Pages: 69
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Learning Is a Family Affair: A Guide for Parents of Children in Grades 7-12.
Sawtelle, Charlotte
One of a series, this guide was produced for parents who want to become involved in their children's education and is designed to help them understand and encourage adolescents' growth and development. Section I offers an overview of adolescence. Section II discusses aspects of self-esteem, qualities of relationships affecting self-esteem, and improving low self-esteem. Section III describes developmental tasks of adolescents. Section IV differentiates parental encouragement and pressure, and section V discusses aspects of peer relationships and peer pressure. Discipline is the topic of section VI. Sections VII, VIII, and IX, respectively, explore ways of helping the adolescent toward responsibility, fostering a positive attitude toward school and learning, and helping with homework. Section X suggests ways of helping the adolescent having problems at school. Career planning is discussed in section XI. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maine State Dept. of Educational and Cultural Services, Augusta.