Summary: As any teacher or parent knows, adolescence is a time when youth grapple with the question, Who am I? Issues of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, and ability can complicate this question for young people, affecting their schoolwork and their relationships with teachers, family, and peers. This new edition of Adolescents at School builds and expands on the strengths and insights of the much-acclaimed first edition.
A uniquely practical, ins ...show moreightful, and jargon-free volume, Adolescents at School points to ways to foster the success of every student in our schools and classrooms. Drawing from the perspectives of teachers, researchers, and administrators and adolescents themselves it examines the complex, changing identities young people manage while they confront the challenges of school. ...show less