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ERIC Number: EJ796443
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1082-3301
When Fewer Is More: Small Groups in Early Childhood Classrooms
Wasik, Barbara
Early Childhood Education Journal, v35 n6 p515-521 Jun 2008
Small group instruction is important yet it is one of the most underused strategies in early childhood classrooms. This paper presents guidelines based on research-based best practices for using small groups in early childhood. In addition, the benefits of small group instruction for both children and teachers are described. Specific suggestions for managing small groups in classrooms are presented.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A