Adolescents at School: Perspectives on Youth, Identity, and Education
Michael Sadowski: Editor
Harvard Education Press
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- Studio: Harvard Education Press
- Theatrical Release Date: Dec 31, 1969
- DVD Release Date: Mar 03, 2003
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- ASIN: 1891792105
- Sales Rank: 1457638
Editorial Review from Product Description
As any teacher or parent knows, adolescence is a time when youth grapple with the question, "Who am I?" The answers don't always come easily. Issues of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, and ability often complicate this question for youth, affecting their schoolwork and their relationships with teachers, administrators, and peers.
Adolescents at School gives educators, administrators, community leaders, counselors, social workers, health-care professionals, and parents a glimpse into the complex "identities" adolescents negotiate as they manage the challenges of school. The book contains the perspectives of teachers, researchers, and administrators and adolescents themselves who explore what it means to be a middle or high school student in the United States today. Practical and jargon-free, the book suggests ways to foster the success of every student in our schools and classrooms.