What Is Self-Esteem? - Definition & How to Improve It


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According to the self-esteem movement, which behavior would be something that parents and teachers should do?

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1. Who started the self-esteem movement?

2. The results of the self-esteem movement were mixed at best. Which of the following supports the dubious value of the self-esteem movement?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz are useful for assessing your comprehension of self-esteem. You will be quizzed on information related to the self-esteem movement, and how self-esteem can be improved.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • What the self-esteem movement focused on
  • What is believed to be the best way to improve self-esteem
  • Who initiated the self-esteem movement
  • How a teacher can help boost the self-esteem of a student
  • Why the self-esteem movement was not effective

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the self-esteem movement and how to raise self-esteem
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of self-esteem to identify an example of how a teacher can help improve self-esteem
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on describing and improving self-esteem

Additional Learning

To learn more about self-esteem, review the accompanying lesson, What is Self-Esteem? - Definition & How to Improve It. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define self-esteem
  • Examine the history of the self-esteem movement
  • Describe the problem with the self-esteem movement
  • Explain how self-esteem can be improved
  • Discuss how teachers can help boost a student's self-esteem