ERIC Number: EJ363980
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Social Comparisons by Young Children in Preschool: Naturalistic Instructions and Teaching Implications.
Chafel, Judith A.
Journal of Research in Childhood Education, v2 n2 p97-107 Fall 1987
Assumes a process-in-action approach to studying young children's concept of self. Conceptualizes self-concept as spontaneously emerging from social interaction. Pedagogical implications are provided to suggest that teachers can take a number of positive steps toward respecting and enhancing children's attempts to achieve self-other knowledge. (Author/RWB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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