ERIC Number: EJ481229
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Persisting Groups: An Overlooked Force for Learning.
Wynne, Edward A.; Walberg, Herbert J.
Phi Delta Kappan, v75 n7 p527-28,30 Mar 1994
Research has demonstrated that small groups exert powerful emotional influence on members. Learning group effectiveness in American schools is hindered by groups' short-lived character. Article recommends that American educators stress group persistence by keeping discrete groups of students and teachers together over long time periods, reorganize large schools, encourage small-group life, and direct group activities to promote academic learning. (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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