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Plan explanation 6 3 3 6 years elementary 3 years

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Unformatted text preview: preferable for students with academic difficulties, more individual attention Junior High, Middle School, or Neither? Plan Explanation 6-3-3 6 years elementary; 3 years junior high; 3 years high school 5-3-4 5 years elementary; 3 years middle school; 4 years high school 8-4 8 years elementary; 4 years high school Discussion Detour: Which system did you attend? What were the benefits? Drawbacks? Which do you think is best? Consider the different transitions going on for adolescents. Optimum School Climate real drive to see s tudents succeed, t eacher has authenticity, BE - likes math because s he had great math t eachers more responsibility and more organizational s kills, only 1 hour with t eacher instead of 6 mismatched most americans 633 or 5 34 8-4 plan better outcomes o f higher self esteem, autonomy, extra curriculur but same gpa American High School Students’ School Engagement students wont be as engaged, decreasing school engagement over time, rarely try, cheating, etc. what is going on? d ebate family, school, child, g overnment, etc. Peers, Friends, & School friends are there for s pecific issues will take friends o pinions over parents s ometimes friendship group most l ikely will have the same v alues, good grades, bad g rades, etc. support system • In relation to school, the influence of friends is greater than that of parents in some respects: • Adolescent girls are more likely to feel supported by their parents, teachers, and administrators. Boys tend to do less homework, watch more TV, and read fewer books. • Consistency of class attendance • Time spent doing homework • What hypoth...
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