ERIC Number: EJ547932
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Meeting the Needs of Young Adolescents on Interdisciplinary Teams. Reviews of Research.
Erb, Thomas O.
Childhood Education, v73 n5 p309-11 1997
Reviews research in the area of interdisciplinary team work at the middle school level. Suggests that the benefits of interdisciplinary teaming are clear--evidence abounds suggesting that teaming results in higher achievement in math, reading and language arts skills. Furthermore, these skills are developed more effectively across a wide range of learners than in departmentalized schools. (AA)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Early Adolescents, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Group Dynamics, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Improvement, Integrated Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Outcomes of Education, Professional Development, Student Needs, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Team Teaching
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: Young Adolescents.