Encyclopedia of Adolescence: Normative Processes in by Mitchell J. Prinstein, Benson Bradford Brown

By Mitchell J. Prinstein, Benson Bradford Brown

The interval of youth consists of progress, version, and dramatic reorganization in virtually each element of social and mental improvement. The Encyclopedia of youth bargains an exhaustive and accomplished overview of present concept and examine findings relating this serious decade of lifestyles. major scientists provide available and simply readable reports of organic, social, academic, occupational, and cultural components that form adolescent improvement. matters in normative improvement, person adjustments, and psychopathology/maladjustment are reviewed. Over one hundred thirty chapters are integrated, every one protecting a particular element or factor of youth. The chapters hint ameliorations during early life in numerous international locations and between adolescence with various backgrounds. The encyclopedia brings jointly cross-disciplinary individuals, together with educational researchers, biologists, psychiatrists, sociologists, anthropologists and public coverage specialists, and should comprise authors from all over the world. every one article beneficial properties an in-depth research of present info at the subject, in addition to a word list, instructed readings for additional info, and cross-references to comparable encyclopedia articles. The volumes provide an unheard of source for all audiences, offering a extra entire knowing of common issues in comparison to different reference works at the topic. on hand either in print and on-line through SciVerse technological know-how Direct.The paintings will characteristic over one hundred forty signed and peer-reviewed entries, together with content material on normative improvement, person ameliorations, cultural ameliorations, social and emotional improvement, schooling, paintings, and psychopathlogy as they practice to teens. every one article will stick with a collection structure of thesaurus, introductory paragraph, physique of the paintings, prompt readings for additional info, and cross-references to similar encyclopedia articles. The encyclopedia brings jointly cross-disciplinary members, together with developmental psychologists, academic psychologists, medical psychologists, biologists, psychiatrists, sociologists, anthropologists and public coverage specialists, and should comprise authors from worldwide. released either in print and through Elsevier's on-line platform of technological know-how Direct, this Encyclopedia could have the improved alternative of integrating conventional print with on-line multimedia

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Small-scale studies have shown that it is possible to enhance procedural skill by promoting greater conceptual knowledge in students. Given that traditional classrooms emphasize factual knowledge and computational proficiency over conceptual understanding and problem solving, the results of small-scale studies are not surprising. Observational studies of reform classrooms in the United States and comparable classrooms in high-performing countries in Asia that emphasize concepts and problem solving show less mindless errors, but some computational problems persist.

Ensure that all children in various demographic subgroups are exposed to the content they need from highly skilled teachers. Interventions that only introduce a new curriculum into a school or only provide teacher training are essentially implementing the second step without also implementing the first step. The evidence suggests the two-step solution would be far Academic Achievement more effective than the more common one-step solution. Even when instruction improves under the latter strategy, it will not eliminate preexisting group differences in knowledge, motivation, or self-regulation.

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