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Building Self-Esteem Strategies for Success in School and Beyond

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ISBN-10: 0130933791

ISBN-13: 9780130933799

Edition: 3rd 2002

Authors: Bonnie J. Golden, Kay Lesh

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Book details

List price: $62.40
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/3/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594

List of Exercises
Preface
Introduction
Changing Times--Changing Students
The Role of Self-Esteem in Your Life as a Student
Sources of Self-Esteem
Self-Esteem Development
What Is Self-Esteem?
The Nature of Self-Esteem
Assessing Life Areas
The Circle Model
The Core Circle: Inborn Preferences
Personality Types
Your Personality Type
Personality Type, Culture, and Self-Esteem
Learning and Personality Preferences
The Second Circle: The Influence of Family
Early Family Messages
Analyzing Your Lifescript
Family Role Models and Educational Messages
Family Messages About Education
Reading as a Family Value
Cultural Support for Education
First-Generation Students
Birth Order, School Performance, and Self-Esteem
Assessing the Effects of Birth Order
The Third Circle: Messages From the Immediate Environment
School Peer Group and Class Size
Students' Learning Styles and Teachers' Personality Preferences
Classroom Interactions: Race, Gender, and Minority Status in the School System
Disabilities and Self-Esteem
Math Anxiety and Other Fears
The Impact of the Third Circle
The Fourth Circle: Impact of the Outer World
Cultural Values: Growing Up "Different"
Smith's Theory of Ethnic Identity Development
Prejudice and Stereotypes
Media Stereotypes
Gender-Role Socialization
Messages from the Outer Circle
Language and Expectations
Media Awareness
Case Study: Estevan
Symptoms of Low Self-Esteem and Strategies for Improvement
Symptoms of Low Self-Esteem
The Cases of Jorge and Mia
Spotting Low and High Self-Esteem
Self-Examination of Self-Esteem
Maggie's Story Revisited
A Word of Encouragement
Strategies for Developing Self-Esteem
Strategy One: Risking
Dissecting Your Fears
Risk Inventory
Risk-Taking Goals
Strategy Two: Removing Internal Barriers
Identifying and Changing Faulty Thinking
Strategy Three: Assertiveness
Accepting Your Assertive Rights
Practicing Assertiveness
Strategy Four: Relieving Stress
Deep Breathing
Thought-Stopping and Affirmation Rehearsal
Strategy Five: Giving to Others
Giving to Others
Strategies for Success in School
Time Management Issues
Letting Go of Perfectionism
Setting Goals
Developing Study Skills
Assessing Study Skills
Understanding Time Required for Study
Developing Your Support Systems
Assessing Support Systems
Multiple Intelligences: How You Are Smart
Applying Knowledge of Multiple Intelligences for School Confidence
Special Strategies for Connecting to Others
Identifying Campus Resources
Connecting with Services
Maintaining Motivation
Maintaining Motivation
Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking Skill Development
Success at Hand
Identifying Sources, Symptoms, Strategies, and Goals
Reassessing Life Areas
The Nature of Change
Extra Support in Developing Self-Esteem
Congratulations!
Bibliography
Index