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ERIC Number: EJ581587
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Some Educational Benefits of Freely Chosen Age Mixing among Children and Adolescents.
Feldman, Jay; Gray, Peter
Phi Delta Kappan, v80 n7 p507-12 Mar 1999
Observation of 200 children ages 4 to 19 attending a Massachusetts nongraded alternative school disclosed substantial age mixing. Younger children used older children to develop skills and acquire knowledge. Age mixing encouraged opportunities for creativity, helped match abilities, and fostered older children's sense of responsibility for younger children. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts