• Published 2010

A Longitudinal Investigation of Young Adolescents ’ Self-Concepts in the Middle Grades

@inproceedings{Caskey2010ALI,
  title={A Longitudinal Investigation of Young Adolescents ’ Self-Concepts in the Middle Grades},
  author={Micki M. Caskey},
  year={2010}
}
Young adolescents grapple with a host of changes that may influence how they perceive themselves: rapid physical and emotional development, the transition to new school environments, and the onset of adolescence. The purpose of this study is to investigate young adolescents’ perceptions of self prior to and during their middle grades years. Data were collected from 78 fifth grade students using the Piers Harris Self-Concept Scale beginning in the spring of their fifth grade year and continuing… CONTINUE READING

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