ISBN-10:
161250132X
ISBN-13:
9781612501321
Pub. Date:
04/10/2012
Publisher:
Harvard Education Press
Ready, Willing, and Able: A Developmental Approach to College Access and Success

Ready, Willing, and Able: A Developmental Approach to College Access and Success

by Mandy Savitz-Romer, Suzanne M. Bouffard
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ISBN-13: 9781612501321
Publisher: Harvard Education Press
Publication date: 04/10/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 568,739
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Mandy Savitz-Romer is a faculty member and director of the Prevention Science and Practice Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Suzanne Bouffard is a researcher and writer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Redefining College Readiness 1

Part I Changing the Conversation

Chapter 1 More Youth, More Ready: A Developmental Understanding of Gaps in Educational Equity 23

Chapter 2 Becoming Developmentally Aware: Applying Developmental Theory to College Preparation and Planning 41

Part II Changing the Approach

Chapter 3 Envisioning: Forming an Identity That Includes College-Going 63

Chapter 4 Believing: Seeing College as Possible and Probable 91

Chapter 5 Aiming: Setting Goals That Set Up Success 113

Chapter 6 Organizing: Realizing College Dreams Through Self-Regulation 145

Chapter 7 Connecting: Marshaling the Support of Peers and Families 171

Conclusion: Essential Principles for Incorporating Adolescent Development 207

Notes 225

Acknowledgments 231

About the Authors 233

Index 235

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