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Tarrant, Sue; Konza, Deslea – 1994
The development of a positive self-concept and self-esteem can affect thinking, feeling, attitudes, and behavior, and determine what children are and their successes in later life. Noting the importance of development of self-concept and self-esteem in the early years, this booklet provides some background information and specific strategies to…
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Caregiver Role, Definitions, Early Childhood Education
Shackelford, Jo – National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC), 2004
Under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), participating states and jurisdictions must provide services to children who are either experiencing developmental delays, or who have a diagnosed mental or physical condition that has a high probability of resulting in developmental delay. Additionally, states may choose to…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Probability, Infants, Definitions
Shackelford, Jo – National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC), 2004
Under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), participating states and jurisdictions must provide services to children who are either experiencing developmental delays, or who have a diagnosed mental or physical condition that has a high probability of resulting in developmental delay. Additionally, states may choose to…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Infants, Definitions, Disabilities
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Kirby, Amanda; Davies, Rhys; Bryant, Amy – British Journal of Special Education, 2005
In this article, Dr Amanda Kirby, medical director at the Dyscovery Centre in Cardiff, Rhys Davies, a researcher for the School of Education at the University of Wales, and Amy Bryant, a psychology student at Cardiff University, report on their investigations into teachers' and general practitioners' (GPs') knowledge of six specific learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Identification, Referral, Learning Problems
Karamessinis, Nicholas P. – G/C/T, 1980
The article reviews the recent literature on the personality attributes and self-perceptions of the gifted, and the attitudes and perceptions held about them. Among the conclusions are that the gifted appear to have higher self-esteem than others, and that gifted students are more popular with their peers than others. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Creativity, Definitions, Gifted, Literature Reviews
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Cooper, Terry L.; Sundeen, Richard – Urban Education, 1979
The urban studies learning model described in this article was found to increase students' self-esteem, imbue a more flexible and open perspective, contribute to the capacity for self-direction, produce increases on the feeling reactivity, spontaneity, and acceptance of aggression scales, and expand interpersonal competence. (Author/WI)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Curriculum Design, Definitions, Dropouts
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Evans-Harvey, Cher – Mosaic: A Journal for Language Teachers, 1993
Discusses the creation of a positive classroom climate, examines four dimensions of classroom climate (physical, academic, organizational, and social-emotional), and reviews techniques that teachers can use to promote a positive classroom climate. Teachers need to get to know their students, discuss the course objectives with their students, and…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Definitions
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Braithwaite, Harold, Jr.; And Others – Challenge: A Journal of Research on African American Men, 1994
Focuses on how African American students define self-concept, and whether there is a specific black self-concept. Questionnaires completed by 60 undergraduates at a historically black college provide insight into student self-esteem and support the existence of a specific black self-concept. (SLD)
Descriptors: Black Attitudes, Black Colleges, Blacks, Concept Formation
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Chen, Zeng-Yin; Dornbusch, Sanford M. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 1998
Used a structural-equation model with latent constructs to differentiate the domains of adolescent emotional autonomy from parents and specify the intervening processes. Found that individuation was associated with lower academic achievement and higher rates of deviant behavior through the intervening effects of higher susceptibility to negative…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescent Behavior, Adolescent Development, Adolescents
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O'Thearling, Sibyl; Bickley-Green, Cynthia Ann – Visual Arts Research, 1996
Examines a visual art program for at-risk students that attempts to increase self-esteem, stimulate inquiry, and develop critical thinking through art criticism and self- expression. Summarizes the responses of 11 at-risk students and 35 general education college students to the question, "What is art?" (MJP)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Art Education, Art Therapy, College Students
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Leutwyler, Bruno, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Almeida, Patrícia Albergaria, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2012
This volume contains papers submitted to the 10th Annual Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, held in Kyustendil, Bulgaria, 12-15 June 2012. The overall goal of the 10th BCES conference is to facilitate discussion of different perspectives on international education providing a forum for scientific debate and constructive…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Conference Papers, International Education
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DiPaolo, Donald G. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2002
This study examines the impact of a leadership education retreat through the eyes of six undergraduate college men who participated in The Institute for Men of Principle at a midwestern college. What influences shape their definition and experience of leadership? Entry and exit interviews were conducted along with field notes from observations…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Administrator Education, College Students, Males
Abbey, Nancy; And Others – 1990
This guide presents approaches and guidelines for developing culturally appropriate and relevant family life education. It begins with a definition of culture and a look at different types of acculturation. A section on cultural relevance in family life education briefly explains the challenge of a multicultural approach in family life education…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Culture
Helbing, Hans – 1978
The relationship between separate dimensions of vocational maturity and different self-concept and identity variables were examined. Subjects were Dutch students, age 14-18 years. The vocational maturity dimensions were measured by Dutch adaptations of American vocational maturity scales. Instruments for self-concept and identity measurement were…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Decision Making Skills, Developmental Psychology, Developmental Stages
Welch, Olga M.; And Others – 1991
In order to examine the relationship between the development of academic self-esteem and a climate of excellence in the classroom this study compared the experiences of a group of high school students in their two inner-city Knoxville (Tennessee) high schools with their corresponding experiences in a University of Tennessee (Knoxville) sponsored…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Classroom Techniques, College Bound Students, Educational Environment
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