Unformatted text preview: preferable for
students with academic difﬁculties,
more individual attention Junior High, Middle School, or
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
BE - likes math because
s he had great math
t eachers more responsibility and
s kills, only 1 hour with
t eacher instead of 6
most americans 633 or
8-4 plan better outcomes
o f higher self esteem,
curriculur but same gpa American High School Students’
School Engagement students wont be as
engagement over time,
rarely try, cheating, etc.
what is going on?
family, school, child,
g overnment, etc. Peers, Friends, & School friends are there for
s pecific issues
will take friends
o pinions over parents
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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