ERIC Number: EJ436976
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Responsive Practices in the Middle Grades: Teacher Teams, Advisory Groups, Remedial Instruction, and School Transition Programs.
Mac Iver, Douglas J.; Epstein, Joyce L.
American Journal of Education, v99 n4 p587-622 Aug 1991
Responses from a national survey (Education in the Middle Grades) from 1,753 principals in schools teaching grade 7 highlight the effects of the following practices believed to be responsive to adolescent needs: (1) interdisciplinary teacher teams; (2) group advisory periods; (3) remedial instruction programs; and (4) school transition programs. (SLD)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Adolescents, Advisory Committees, Educational Practices, Grade 7, Instructional Effectiveness, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, National Surveys, Principals, Remedial Instruction, School Effectiveness, Student Needs, Team Teaching, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue with title "Development and Education across Adolescence."