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ERIC Number: EJ925211
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
The Leap into 4th Grade
Anderson, Mike
Educational Leadership, v68 n7 p32-36 Apr 2011
Fourth grade is a pivotal year, in which students commonly face increased academic demands. According to Anderson, teachers can help students make a smooth transition to 4th grade by introducing these new challenges in ways that are in line with 4th graders' common developmental characteristics: incredible energy and emotion, industriousness and curiosity, increased awareness of the world around them, and heightened anxiety and sensitivity. Anderson describes a variety of specific strategies that teachers can use to establish the safe, supportive classroom environment that enables 4th grade students to perform at their best.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 4
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A