ERIC Number: EJ533019
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Where's Your Focus? High Academic Standards vs. Personal/Social Development.
Kaplan, Leslie S.
Schools in the Middle, v6 n1 p6-10 Sep-Oct 1996
Proposes recommendations for balancing middle school students' academic, personal, and social needs by addressing personal development through curriculum and instruction, instructional program components, and a culture of assessment. Argues that academic achievement enhances self-esteem, concluding that students' academic achievement and personal development needs can both be met. (SD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Adolescent Development, Classroom Environment, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Emotional Development, Individual Development, Instructional Design, Instructional Development, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Self Actualization, Self Concept, Self Esteem, Social Development, Student Development, Student Needs, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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