June 29, by Guest Post No one finds it surprising to know that middle school is the period in which preteens and teens experience their most formative years. What they learn, how they behave, and how they interact with others during middle school can carry on into adulthood—whether positive or negative. Teachers have the opportunity to facilitate positive thinking and actions in their students, even when it comes to building self-esteem in teens. Self-esteem is an incredible component of successful performance in life, so teachers should be concerned about preparing them in this respect as well as academically.
Middle School Girls: Self-Esteem and Academic Issues
Middle School Girls: Self-Esteem and Academic Issues - Children's Resource Group
Year Young gifted girls embrace learning with a burning drive and passion. For the most part, they delve into elementary school with confidence, excitement and energy. They tend to love school Something happens between elementary and high school that dampens the spirit for far too many gifted girls. Middle school is difficult for most children, and certainly creates challenges for gifted students https: But gifted girls face social, academic and developmental hurdles that can reduce their burning drive to smoldering ashes. Here's what we know:
EXPRESS YOURSELF: A Creative Self-Growth Group For Middle School Girls
This is Part 1 of a longer article Dr. Here she describes factors that can contribute to the drop in self-confidence and academic success in adolescent girls. We look forward to publishing the second part, in which Dr.