Understanding youth: adolescent development for educators
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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