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Richardson, Robert L. K. – Childhood Education, 1985
Proposes that teachers of young adolescents discover and meet the needs that direct individual students' behaviors in the classroom by applying Maslow's theory of need-satisfaction. Discusses adolescents' responses to different needs, effective teaching responses, and positive aspects of adolescent descriptors. Gives examples of four students who…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Case Studies, Childhood Needs, Educational Improvement
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Theriot, Rosemary; Bruce, Becky – Childhood Education, 1988
Looks at issues surrounding teenage pregnancy and describes different school-based approaches to sex education. Stresses that parental involvement is critical to the success of any effective program for reducing teenage pregnancy. (RWB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Early Parenthood, Females, Grade 6
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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, 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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Jones, Robert S.; McEwin, C. Kenneth – Childhood Education, 1980
Advocates planning environments that respond to the behavioral needs and learning styles of children in the early adolescent stage in order to make easier their transition from primary to middle school. (CM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cognitive Style, Environmental Influences, Junior High Schools