ERIC Number: EJ615535
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The One-Room Schoolhouse.
New York Times Education Life, Sec4A p24-27,36 Aug 6 2000
A visit to a Montana one-room school reveals the characteristics and advantages of one-room schools. Small schools are crucial to student success in early grades and students from small schools tend to outperform their peers. Large schools are borrowing features such as multiage classrooms, peer tutoring, and interdisciplinary projects as they create small learning communities. (TD)
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mixed Age Grouping, One Teacher Schools, Peer Teaching, Small Schools, Teaching Methods
Full text at Web site: http://www.nytimes.com/library/national/080600edlife-wilg-edu.html (registration required).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Montana