Child and Adolescent Life Stories: Perspectives from Youth, Parents, and Teachers

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SAGE Publications, Jan 10, 2005 - Education - 192 pages
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The uniqueness of Child and Adolescent Life Stories lies in the multiple perspectives drawn from youth, their parents, and their teachers. These perspectives provide a range of lenses through which a student or beginning teacher may view child and adolescent development. The complex processes of development occur within a social context, and therefore a professional teacher, administrator, or school psychologist will need to be able to view developmental stages from youths’ perspectives as well as from their various social settings.

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Contents

Having His Way at Preschool and Home
1
Connecting Across Differences
13
Exploring Social
23
Copyright

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Katherine H. Voegtle (Ph.D. and M.A. University of Cincinnati [Cognitive Psychology] and BS Northwestern University [Journalism]) is Associate Professor of Educational Psychology at The College of Saint Rose.  As a research scientist for the American Medical Association, she directed projects aimed at improving adolescent health and wrote policy papers on adolescent maltreatment and school-based sexuality education.  She has co-authored several book chapters and journal articles on adolescence.  She currently teaches courses in child and adolescent psychology, educational research, and educational psychology. 

Marguerite G. Lodico (Ed.D. and M.Ed. University of Houston [Educational Psychology] and B.A. State University of New York at Stony Brook [History/Secondary Education]) is Professor of Educational Psychology at College of Saint Rose.  She has served as Acting Dean of the School of Education and Department Chair of the department of Educational Psychology.  She regularly teaches courses in child psychology, developmental psychology, and educational research.  She was honored as the university’s “Faculty of the Year” in 1997 and 2003.

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