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Learning to Be Adolescent Growing up in U. S. and Japanese Middle Schools

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ISBN-10: 0300182678

ISBN-13: 9780300182675

Edition: N/A

Authors: Gerald K. LeTendre

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The organization of middle schools and the practices of middle school teachers in Japan and the United States differ dramatically, Gerald K. LeTendre demonstrates in this compelling comparative study. Based on his long-term observations in Japanese and American schools and on analyses of curricula and classroom practices, the author describes what teachers, administrators, and counselors in each country believe about adolescent development. He explores how these beliefs are put into practice and how they affect adolescent development. In both nations, LeTendre observes, school personnel are extremely concerned with volition: the developing willpower of young adolescents. But while both…    
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 258
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English