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Steiner, Karen – Childhood Education, 1985
Summarizes 10 recent ERIC documents concerning the development and education of young adolescents. Issues covered in these documents include the definition of adolescence and adolescence in relation to sexual, physical, cognitive, and social development, family life, after-school needs, risk-taking behavior, educational needs, and teacher…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, After School Programs, Cognitive Development
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Robinson, Edward H., III; Robinson, Sandra L. – Childhood Education, 1981
Contends that systematic training of teachers can increase teachers' interpersonal communication skills and in turn positively influence student outcomes. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Techniques, Early Childhood Education, Educational Research
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Stone, Bernice A. – Childhood Education, 1987
Reviews the research literature on major problems of teacher education concerning (1) influences of parents, favorite teachers, and prior classroom experiences on prospective teachers, (2) preservice curriculum, (3) early field experiences, and (4) student teaching. Discusses the role of direct skills training and reflective training in solving…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Improvement, Elementary Education, Higher Education