Sense of Self at Different Grade Levels
As children develop, their identity and perceptions about their self changes. The table below presents developmental changes in children's and adolescents' sense of self and offers ideas for how teachers can enhance their self-perception at different grade levels.
|Grade Level||Age-Typical Characteristics||Suggested Strategies|
Sources: Dweck, 2000; Elkind, 1981; Harter, 1999; Lockhart et al., 2002; Marcia, 1980; Nell, 2002; Robins & Trzesniewski, 2005.
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