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THE FUTURE OF CHILDREN – FALL 1999 Middle Childhood

  title={THE FUTURE OF CHILDREN – FALL 1999 Middle Childhood},
  author={Jacquelynne S. Eccles},
The years between 6 and 14—middle childhood and early adolescence—are a time of important developmental advances that establish children’s sense of identity. During these years, children make strides toward adulthood by becoming competent, independent, self-aware, and involved in the world beyond their families. Biological and cognitive changes transform children’s bodies and minds. Social relationships and roles change dramatically as children enter school, join programs, and become involved… 

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