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Cuyjet, Michael J., Ed.; Howard-Hamilton, Mary F., Ed.; Cooper, Diane L., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2011
As the diversity of the students on campus increases, the importance for everyone in authority to understand students' distinct cultures and how they perceive institutions, and equally, to understand their own privilege, and often unconscious cultural assumptions, has never been greater. This book presents a comprehensive set of resources to guide…
Descriptors: Social Justice, College Students, Race, Discussion
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Lee, Courtland C. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 1987
Presents a group counseling model for promoting the development of a manhood identity among Black, male adolescents. Represents a nontraditional and innovative approach designed to increase awareness and promote skills associated with a positive Black masculine identity. (Author/ABB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Blacks, Group Counseling, Males
Smith, Frances M. – Vocational Education Journal, 1990
Early adolescents experience rapid physical and mental growth, are searching for identity, and are expected to develop social skills. Junior high teachers can use cooperative learning and peer teaching techniques to aid the emotional development of these students. (SK)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Cooperative Learning, Emotional Development, Junior High Schools
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Wardle, Francis – PTA Today, 1988
This article discusses how multiracial and multicultural families help children to develop a self identity. The roles parents, teachers and classmates play in responding to this issue are discussed and suggestions for promoting individual development are made. (JL)
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Ethnicity
Evans, Nancy J.; Forney, Deanna S.; Guido-DiBrito, Florence – 1998
This text is intended for individuals studying or involved in college student affairs work and focuses on theory and research concerning the cognitive, affective, and behavioral development of today's college students. Part 1 examines the concept of student development in a chapter providing an historical context and a chapter on the role and uses…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, College Students, Developmental Stages, Higher Education
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Kaufman, Douglas – Ohio Reading Teacher, 2000
Identifies four patterns in a fourth grader's behavior and performance that went beyond his identity as a "terror": Steve connects with others orally, returns others' acceptance, can improve his self-image, and learns in untraditional ways. Notes that his portfolio helped him to articulate a presentation of his life for himself and others,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Grade 4, Instructional Improvement, Intermediate Grades
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Gladding, Samuel T.; Hanna, Karen – School Counselor, 1982
Examines the systematic use of poetry in the school counseling setting. Discusses the use of poetry for the affective aspects of counseling including identity development and as part of the helping and healing process. Concludes with cautions on the use of poetry. (RC)
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Children, Coping, Counseling Techniques
Polce, Mary Elise – Academic Therapy, 1982
The author points out the need for learning disabled (LD) students to understand their disability as a step in developing a positive identity. A number of resources with suggested activities for developing self-concept in the LD child are mentioned. (SW)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Parent Role, Self Concept
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Takayoshi, Pamela; Huot, Emily; Huot, Meghan – Computers and Composition, 1999
Notes that during adolescence, girls become withdrawn and suffer from lapses of self-confidence, however, girls authoring Web pages devoted to girl power use the Web as a place where they confidently assert themselves and actively shaped their identity. Identifies girl-power sites, explores their potential strengths for girls as authors and…
Descriptors: Authors, Computer Mediated Communication, Females, Identification (Psychology)
Hopson, Darlene Powell; Hopson, Derek S. – 1990
This book offers practical guidance to black parents on how to raise children with positive racial identities and self-identities. Part 1 explains the development of racial identity in the various phases of childhood as it is fostered in the family. Part 2 discusses how to help children navigate the larger world during the school years and beyond.…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Black Culture, Black Family
Buescher, Thomas M.; Higham, Sharon – 1990
This digest offers guidelines to parents and educators helping gifted adolescents adjust to problems related to their giftedness. Challenges to adjustment are noted in the areas of: ownership (talented adolescents simultaneously "own" and yet question the validity of their abilities); dissonance (between their high standards and their…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Coping, Emotional Adjustment, Expectation
Zitzow, Darryl; Estes, George – 1981
Although current efforts in counseling Native Americans appear to either overgeneralize issues or lack universality in cross-tribal application, one viable counseling approach is the continuum concept of heritage consistency, which assesses the extent to which an individual's predominant lifestyle and behavior reflect major elements of his/her…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Attitudes
Nash, Renea D. – 1995
Biracial and biethnic children face a variety of problems. This book for children and teenagers discusses what it means to be biracial or biethnic and what it means to find one's own identity. The biracial child can have the best of both worlds and can make both parts of his or her identity complement each other. The best advice from other…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescents, Attitudes, Ethnicity
Aiken, James B. – 1979
Cognitive and operational difficulties that may ensue from the modification of teacher role into teacher/advisor role can be alleviated by the adoption of four sequential processes. Teachers and administrators involved in role change must pass through the stages of: (1) modifying the old role to include the new; (2) identifying with the new role…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Counseling, Counseling Effectiveness, Counselor Role
McCormack, Patricia – 1999
Focusing on the goal of character education, this book provides the Catholic educational community with a resource for building in students a strong sense of self, including self-identity, self-worth, and self-esteem. Four pillars of self-esteem are presented: security, autonomy, initiative, and industry. These pillars are illustrated with…
Descriptors: Catholic Educators, Catholic Schools, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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