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Manning, M. Lee – Childhood Education, 1992
Provides an abstract of the book, "Developmentally Appropriate Middle Schools," which examines young adolescents' physical, psychosocial, and cognitive characteristics, and suggests developmentally appropriate educational experiences. The book includes the idea that young adolescents' individual development should be the basis for curricular,…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Developmental Continuity, Developmental Psychology
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Manning, M. Lee; Lucking, Robert – Childhood Education, 1990
Briefly reviews research on ability grouping and points out effects of such grouping on student achievement, self-concepts, and attitudes. Suggests ways in which educators can make significant differences with learners by implementing effective organizational practices as alternatives to ability grouping. (BB)
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Academic Achievement, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Education
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Swick, Kevin J.; Manning, M. Lee – Childhood Education, 1983
Describes aspects of the father's role from the birthing process through the infant, preschool, and kindergarten-primary years and into the elementary and middle years of childhood. (RH)
Descriptors: Birth, Child Rearing, Elementary School Students, Fathers