I feel good. What's this about a test?

Coeyman, Marjorie
February 1999
Christian Science Monitor;2/16/99, Vol. 91 Issue 55, p13
Focuses on the self-esteem movement in schools in the United States that began in the 1970s. The difficulty of how to point kids towards success in school without inflating egos; Concerns for fostering self-esteem; The wrong assumptions many self-esteem programs were built on; The need to sidestep superficial efforts and to create the conditions that promote self-esteem; Inviting both personal and academic development into the classroom. INSET: Principal encourages kids to shine.


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