Possible Selves and Social Identities: When and How They Promote School Performance
Runtime - 50 minutes
Daphna Oyserman, Ph.D. presents at the 2006 Teachers College Annual Winter Roundtable at Columbia University.
We can reduce the gap between the potential and actual achievement for African American and Latina/o low income youth. This presentation shows the "why" and the "how". Based on current and NIMH funded research, Dr. Oyserman's interventions have had positive effects on grades, attendance, effort, and reduction in depressive symptoms. Theory/practice efforts and parent involvement focus on bringing the school possible-self into concert with racial/ethic identity, helping the school realize youths potential, and the importance of a "no pain, no gain" attitude if one is to succeed.
Daphna Oyserman - Possible Selves and Social Identities - DVD
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