Understanding youth: adolescent development for educators

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Harvard Education Press, 2006 - Education - 286 pages
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Adolescent development research and theory have tremendouspotential to inform the work of high school teachers, counselors, and administrators. Understanding Youth bridges the gap between adolescent development theory and practice. Nakkula and Toshalis explore how factors such as social class, peer and adult relationships, gender norms, and the media help to shape adolescentsā sense of themselves and their future expectations and aspirations.

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Nakkula does a nice job of offering practical vignettes, while at the same time incorporating good theory explanations. A worthwhile read for educators working with adolescents. Read full review

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"Our work in schools is identity work" Read full review

Contents

Identity in Context
17
Risk Taking and Creativity
41
Flow and Possibility Development
61
Copyright

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