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Manning, M. Lee – Childhood Education, 2002
Revisits the middle-level school movement. Provides an overview of young adolescents' development, offers representative examples of developmentally appropriate practices, and looks at progress educators have made as well challenges encountered. Emphasizes the importance of understanding physical, pychosocial, and cognitive development in young…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Cognitive Development, Curriculum Design
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Manning, M. Lee – Childhood Education, 2000
Discusses ways middle school educators can promote harmony among young adolescents and within the community by providing multicultural educational experiences that address three developmental characteristics: forming cultural identities; establishing close friendships with and positive opinions of others; and developing a sense of justice and…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Cultural Awareness, Early Adolescents
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Manning, M. Lee – Childhood Education, 1992
Provides an abstract of the book, "Developmentally Appropriate Middle Schools," which examines young adolescents' physical, psychosocial, and cognitive characteristics, and suggests developmentally appropriate educational experiences. The book includes the idea that young adolescents' individual development should be the basis for curricular,…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Developmental Continuity, Developmental Psychology