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Jenkins, Gladys Gardner – Childhood Education, 1981
Points out characteristics of young adolescents, including mood swings, concern with self, and reliance on peers as a reference group. For English translation, see EJ 242 849. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Emotional Experience, Individual Characteristics, Junior High School Students
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Jenkins, Gladys Gardner – Childhood Education, 1977
Discusses ways to deal with children's desires for consumer goods advertised on television and pushed by peer groups. Considers needs, wants, and wishes of children, and how each can influence purchase decisions. (SB)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Childhood Interests, Consumer Education, Mass Media
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Jenkins, Gladys Gardner – Childhood Education, 1981
Points out characteristics of young adolescents, including mood swings, concern with self, and reliance on peers as a reference group. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Emotional Experience, Individual Characteristics, Junior High School Students
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Jenkins, Gladys Gardner – Childhood Education, 1979
Suggests some ways in which parents can use their power to affect school policy. (MP)
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Decision Making, Early Childhood Education, Guides
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Jenkins, Gladys Gardner – Childhood Education, 1979
This article addressed to parents indetifies various causes of stress in young children, and delineates methods which can be used to help children cope with stress. (CM)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Children, Coping, Guidelines
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Jenkins, Gladys Gardner – Childhood Education, 1978
Maintains that parental values are transmitted to children in day-to-day situations, and recommends that parents make decisions about personal values, and those they want to share with their children. (CM)
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Children, Decision Making, Parent Influence
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Jenkins, Gladys Gardner – Childhood Education, 1973
A plea for adults to respect children's growth patterns and to realize that a child's feelings about himself will determine, in large part, his ability to cope with his world. (Author/ST)
Descriptors: Behavior, Early Childhood Education, Educational Objectives, Individual Development
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Jenkins, Gladys Gardner – Childhood Education, 1973
A child-advocate pleads for adults to respect patterns of growth and to realize that a child's feelings about himself will determine, in large part, his ability to cope with his world. (Author/Editor)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Early Experience, Play, Teacher Responsibility
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Jenkins, Gladys Gardner – Childhood Education, 1980
Briefly outlines suggestions by a panel of adolescents which are addresed to adults discussing the problems of children and their families at the 1979 World Congress of Mental Health in Austria. The role of communication, trust, honesty and cooperation between parents and children was emphasized. (CM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Communication (Thought Transfer), Cooperation, Family Relationship