Influencing Academic Self-Identity of Middle School Students (Kathleen Hill, Janet Usinger)

Academic self-identity in middle school has been shown to be a predictor of post-secondary attendance. Learn some of the key indicators that middle school students reveal in terms of how they perceive themselves academically and what you might be able to do to positively affect the way they see themselves as future scholars. The session will consist of a presentation of preliminary findings of a longitudinal study, followed by small group discussions to develop concrete strategies that may be im
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