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Crovitz, Darren – English Journal, 2007
Darren Crovitz explains that the explosive growth of Web-based content and communication in recent years compels us to teach students how to examine the "rhetorical nature and ethical dimensions of the online world." He demonstrates successful approaches to accomplish this goal through his analysis of the selling techniques of two Web sites…
Descriptors: Internet, Web Sites, Ethics, Adolescents
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Carlson, Stefani – Journal of Jewish Education, 2019
This case study is an investigation of the teaching and learning of a teacher in the congregational school of which the author was the director, whose classroom practice was strongly reflective of relational learning theory. It explores the pathways through which this teacher was in turn supported in learning and teaching by relationships with…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Transformative Learning, Religious Education, Jews
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Jarvis, Christine – Children's Literature in Education, 2008
The article examines Cate Tiernan's "Wicca" series. This series and the "Circle of Three" books by Isobel Bird explore the experiences of teenage girls who embrace the pagan religion, Wicca. The texts reflect the growing interest in spirituality expressed by many young people and extend the literary representation of witchcraft. Tiernan produces…
Descriptors: Females, Fantasy, Young Adults, Sexuality
Tracy, Louise Felton – 1994
This parenting guide looks at the way parenting has been working and suggests a better way. It offers a process for parenting that helps parents distinguish the important issues for healthy teen growth. Chapter 1 discusses how children challenge and how parents are challenged. Chapter 2 suggests that parents can begin by changing themselves in…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Child Behavior, Child Rearing
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Continuing Education Curriculum Development. – 1972
Designed to provide instructors in adult basic education programs with lesson plans that treat the subject of parent education and family life, this manual deals specifically with the subject of child development from 13 to 18 years of age, i.e., the teenager. Each lesson contains background material for the instructor, aims, lesson motivation and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adult Basic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Course Content
Jones, Jami – School Library Journal, 2005
Most adults are challenged when it comes to understanding teens' motives. "What were they thinking of?" is an all-too-common response. Without a doubt, no developmental period in life is more confounding and baffling than adolescence. Until recently, erratic teen behavior was blamed on raging hormones, but scientific research in the last decade…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Brain, Adolescents, Child Behavior
Ryder, Verdene; Smith, Peggy B. – 1998
This book provides a complete course in human sexuality. It can also be used to supplement a family living course. Text content provides current information for teaching high school students about sexuality issues. The text offers basic information on growth and development, sexual development, pregnancy, and birth. It explains the sexual decision…
Descriptors: Abortions, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescent Development, Adolescents
Manlove, Jennifer; Terry-Humen, Elizabeth; Ikramullah, Erum; Holcombe, Emily – Child Trends, 2008
When it comes to the reproductive health behaviors of teens and young adults, far more public attention has focused on women than on men. That's not surprising. After all, men don't actually have the babies. Yet the importance of understanding men's reproductive health behaviors should not be overlooked, given their potential implications for men…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, At Risk Persons, Cognitive Development, Behavior Problems
Schaub, James D. – 1981
The report identifies structural changes and trends in the composition of the nonmetro labor force between 1973 and 1979; evaluates the labor force performance by race, sex, and age; and suggests underlying causes of the major changes and the likelihood of particular trends continuing into the eighties. Tabular data indicate that: (1) metro and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Black Employment, Comparative Analysis, Employed Women
Groff, Judy M. – 1987
Whether the label for teen problems is "generation gap" or "lack of self-esteem," youth are not given the respect or consideration they deserve. Loftquist (1987) reports three styles that represent the attitudes of adults toward working with youth. In style 1, adults view youth as objects. In style 2, adults view youth as…
Descriptors: Adults, Attitude Change, Leaders, Leadership Training
MacGregor, Mariam G. – Free Spirit Publishing, 2006
Written and experiential activities help teens discover their own leadership potential and develop skills that guide them to act responsibly and make a difference in the world around them. Teens gain a greater understanding of who they are, what matters to them, how that translates into leadership, and how leadership relates to everyday life.…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Student Development, Learning Activities, Reflection
Martinez, Gladys M.; Abma, Joyce C. – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015
Monitoring sexual activity and contraceptive use among U.S. adolescents is important for understanding differences in their risk of pregnancy. In 2013, the U.S. birth rate for teenagers aged 15-19 dropped 57% from its peak in 1991, paralleling a decline in the teen "pregnancy" rate. But these rates are still higher than those in other…
Descriptors: Contraception, Sex, Pregnancy, Pregnant Students
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Keam, Angela – English in Australia, 2008
Teaching William Shakespeare's canonical tragedy "Romeo and Juliet" to teenagers in the context of the English classroom in Australia is not a particularly new pedagogical practice. In the year 2008, when many teachers (particularly those with a feminist bent such as I) are intent on guiding their students to decipher the ideological…
Descriptors: Tragedy, Foreign Countries, English Instruction, Language Arts
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Mason, W. Alex; Hitch, Julia E.; Kosterman, Rick; McCarty, Carolyn A.; Herrenkohl, Todd I.; Hawkins, J. David – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2010
Background: This study examined adolescent delinquency and alcohol use in relation to young adult crime, alcohol use disorders (AUDs), and risky sex. Analyses further examined the influences of late childhood involvement in these problem behavior outcomes, with mediation through teen delinquency and alcohol use, and examined differences in the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Delinquency, Income, Disadvantaged Youth
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Smetana, Judith; Robinson, Jessica; Bourne, Stacia V.; Wainryb, Cecilia – Developmental Psychology, 2019
This study examined 131 U.S. middle class early, middle, and late adolescents' (M[subscript age] = 12.74, 15.81, and 20.40 years, respectively) narratives regarding experiences of disclosure, concealment, and lying to parents and responses to direct probes about lessons learned about self and parents. The thematic content focused primarily on…
Descriptors: Deception, Personal Narratives, Parent Child Relationship, Self Concept
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