Academic Education Case Study

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I. School, an organization that links society and individual through policies on and practices of education, is a major influence in every aspect of adolescents' development as they usually spend more time here than any other places whether they like it or not. II. The following components of schooling play an important role in the academic, intellectual, and social-emotional development of an individual during the period of adolescence: A. Level 1: Classroom 1. Teachers a. Their professional qualifications (e.g. degree, certification, teaching experience) have implications to the academic life paths of their students. b. Their beliefs about the success of their students based on stereotypes in gender and/or race, the essence of learning as…show more content…
Conducting lessons as well as requiring outputs with developmentally and culturally meaningful content not only affects what they come to know about themselves and their world but also of their interests and morals. b. The design of instruction in terms of its level of difficulty, use of diverse multiple cognitive operations, and systematic buildup to previous knowledge help in developing a personal identity. B. Level 2: School 1. Culture a. Despite that the main business of schools is to imbue learning and mastery of a curriculum, everyone is treated as a valued member of the community. b. There is a great need for diverse social climate through the enlightenment of both students and staff, the development of more inclusive policies, as well as the collaboration of community, school, and family in order to address the physical and verbal victimization of the minority and to restore prior levels of academic engagement and achievement. 2. Student Body and Peer a. Individual and group differences brought by choices in curriculum, courses, and extracurricular activities shape friendships, peer networks, and the larger peer culture, which then influence educational choices, motivation, aspirations, goals, engagement, behaviors, and…show more content…
Biological, social, psychological levels and changes in student-teacher relationship move to decline in sense of community and trust, lower efficacy, increased reliance on authoritarian, increased alienation, motivation, achievement, and engagement, interest leading to high rates of failure and drop out. 2. Size a. Smaller secondary schools are more tightly knit and have closer relationships; greater monitor of and responsibility; activity-to-people ratio; than larger schools thus fostering engagement and achievement. b. While it helps to avoid building new schools and providing students with greater choice on the curriculum based on interest and career goals, they end up with similar problems mentioned in previous levels. 3. Time a. At which school starts (earlier and earlier in the morning thus necessitating earlier rise times) creates developmental mismatch as it dampens developmental progress as adolescents actually need more sleep at this period in life which is also affected by the availability of technological products and caffeine. Promote sleepiness and ability to make it in school on time, alert, and ready to learn. Increase depression, aggression, risk taking, boring perception of

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