ERIC Number: EJ909626
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
Peer Relationships and Academic Adjustment during Early Adolescence
Ryan, Allison M.
Journal of Early Adolescence, v31 n1 p5-12 Feb 2011
Motivation, engagement, and achievement decline for many children during early adolescence. There is increasing attention to the role peer relationships play in changes in academic adjustment during this stage of life. The articles in this special issue advance knowledge on this topic. This introductory article provides an overview of the articles in the special issue, noting key findings and commenting on important contributions. Ideas for future research on peer relationships and academic adjustment are discussed.
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Student Adjustment, Peer Relationship, Academic Achievement, Student Motivation, Role
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