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ERIC Number: EJ531780
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0148-432X
Self-Esteem and Excellence: The Choice and the Paradox.
Lerner, Barbara
American Educator, v20 n2 p9-13,41-42 Sum 1996
Examines the notion that schools should help foster students' self-esteem and discusses whether this notion helps students meet high academic and disciplinary standards or actually hinders their efforts. It is argued that attention to self-esteem will only excessively expand egos at the expense of the self-critical struggle that is necessary for achievement. (GR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: For related document, see UD 519 542.