Social Influences on the Development of Children ’ s Adaptive Help Seeking : The Role of Parents , Teachers , and Peers

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  title={Social Influences on the Development of Children ’ s Adaptive Help Seeking : The Role of Parents , Teachers , and Peers},
  author={Richard S. Newman}
}
An important way in which elementaryand middle-school students regulate their own learning and intellectual development is by obtaining assistance from others at times of need. At school, a child who engages in adaptive help seeking monitors his or her academic performance, shows awareness of difficulty he or she cannot overcome independently, and remedies that difficulty by requesting assistance from teachers and classmates. In this article, I discuss how parents, teachers, and peers… CONTINUE READING

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