ERIC Number: EJ477495
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Social and Life Skills Development during the Middle School Years: An Emerging Perspective.
Elias, Maurice J.; Branden-Muller, Leslie R.
Middle School Journal, v25 n3 p3-7 Jan 1994
Recently promulgated national education goals and school restructuring ideas overlook middle-school-aged children's unique needs and circumstances. Schools should foster the development of world-class people, not superemployees. Focus should be on developmental tasks and diverse opportunities for self-exploration, competency development, meaningful participation, and positive social interaction. (Contains 29 references.) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A