ERIC Number: EJ929086
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
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Reference Count: 123
Schools as Developmental Contexts during Adolescence
Eccles, Jacquelynne S.; Roeser, Robert W.
Journal of Research on Adolescence, v21 n1 p225-241 Mar 2011
Considerable strides have been made in the past decade in recognizing the centrality of the cultural context of schooling to adolescent development. In this review, adopting a developmental systems conceptualization of schooling, we focus on selected new research findings from the past decade regarding how (a) teachers, curricular tasks, and classroom environments; (b) aspects of the school as an organization; and (c) district policies and practices can play an instrumental role in adolescents' intellectual and social-emotional development.
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Cultural Context, Emotional Development, School Districts, Educational Environment, Social Development, School Role, Teacher Role, Educational Practices
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