Date of Award


Document Type

Research Paper

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Education of Learning Disabled Children)

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Sister Joanne Marie Kliebhan, O.S.F.

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Self-perception in children; Learning disabled children--Education


The purpose of this investigation was to present the findings of recent research related to the self-concept and the teacher's role in improving it. This paper deals with these questions: (1) What are the present and popular ideas relating the elementary school child's self-concept to his academic success? (2) How can the teacher prepare herself to help her students grow in self-esteem? (3) What are some programs that can be used in the classroom to improve self-concept?


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