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Article

Quality Care through Multi-Age Grouping of Children

Available from: Child Care Information Exchange website

Publication: Child Care Information Exchange, no. 148

Pages: 70-74

Early childhood care and education, Early childhood education, Nongraded schools, Early Childhood Education

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Abstract/Notes: Asserts that multi-age grouping in early childhood settings can and does work. Addresses four main hurdles to successful implementation: (1) laws and regulations that act as barriers; (2) health concerns; (3) overcoming educational values that conflict with those of the age-grouped classroom; and (4) staff misunderstanding of multi-age grouping and associated difficulties. (SD)

Language: English

ISSN: 0164-8527

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Multi-Age Classrooms: Families and Flexibility

Publication: Teaching Pre K-8, vol. 27, no. 5

Pages: 45-47

Classroom environment, Nongraded schools, Classroom environment

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Abstract/Notes: Discusses the organization and operation of multi-age classrooms in an elementary school in Nevada. Describes how teachers working with primary classrooms of first and second graders, and intermediate classrooms of third, fourth, and fifth graders, created an adaptive, flexible, and dynamic curriculum that could serve the needs of their overpopulated school. (AA)

Language: English

ISSN: 0891-4508

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Multi-Age Caregiving: Beginnings Workshop

Publication: Child Care Information Exchange, no. 124

Pages: 45-60

Early childhood care and education, Early childhood education, Nongraded schools, Instructional Program Divisions, ⛔ No DOI found

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Abstract/Notes: Presents four articles on the benefits of multi-age child care settings as being similar to a natural family setting. The workshop titles are: "The Benefits of the Mix" (Katz); "Dealing with Staff and Parent Concerns" (Allison); "Multi-Age at Riverfield Country Day School" (Clark); and "Making Multi-Age Groups Work" (Bergman and Gainer). (LBT)

Language: English

ISSN: 0164-8527

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Outcomes of Mixed-Age Groupings - Research Highlights

Publication: Dimensions of Early Childhood, vol. 25, no. 2

Pages: 22-28

Academic achievement, Cognitive development, Early childhood care and education, Early childhood education, Literature reviews, Nongraded schools, ⛔ No DOI found

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Abstract/Notes: A review of the literature on mixed-age settings reveals benefits in the areas of social and cognitive development. Research on the psychosocial advantages of mixed-age groupings is less consistent. Factors such as group size, age range, time together, and context-specific curriculum activities may have a relationship to the level of success and positive outcomes for children in multi-age groups.

Language: English

ISSN: 1068-6177

Article

What Research Says: Crossing the Grade Level Gap: Research on Multiage Grouping

Available from: Taylor and Francis Online

Publication: Middle School Journal, vol. 30, no. 3

Pages: 55-58

Nongraded schools

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Language: English

DOI: 10.1080/00940771.1999.11494589

ISSN: 0094-0771, 2327-6223

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