What Is Self-Esteem in Children? - Definition, Measures & Development


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What is the definition of self-esteem?

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1. What was the self-esteem movement?

2. What are the three steps Seligman found necessary to build self-esteem?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The positive development of self-esteem in children is vital for a healthy livelihood. This quiz and worksheet will determine what you know about the formation of self-esteem in children and its significance in their lives.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Seligman and building self-esteem
  • The definition of self-esteem
  • Characteristics of children with high self-esteem
  • The self-esteem movement
  • How teachers can aid children in finding success

Skills Practiced

These evaluations will assess your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about self-esteem in children
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about childhood development in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the role of teachers in developing self-esteem in children

Additional Learning

Spend some time reviewing the lesson called What Is Self-Esteem in Children: Definition, Measures & Development to learn more about this topic. This lesson will address these objectives:

  • Know how knowledge of self-esteem can help teachers
  • Understand the self-esteem movement
  • Compare the theories of Seligman and Branden