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|Posted By: Dale Whittington on January 13, 2012|
|1. How was self-esteem measured? Since this variable has multiple definitions and ways to be measured, that result is murky. By 7th grade, kids have begun to get specialized in terms of self-esteem. so there is a big difference between some kind of global measure and measures of self-esteem about self as learner in general and measures of self-esteem as a learner of mathematics.|
2. It is not clear whether all students in the study took math in the senior year. Depending on the credit requirements, some may not have had to take a math course their senior year, In such a case, that, rather than or in addition to the senior slump, may explain the results.