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The Multi-Age Classroom: What Research Tells the Practitioner

  title={The Multi-Age Classroom: What Research Tells the Practitioner},
  author={Sandra J. Stone},
Let's create a multi-age classroom. Picture kids of different ages in one classroom with one teacher for several years, and you are visualizing a trend in education reform. That's what a simple definition of a multi-age classroom dictates: A mixed-age group of children who stay with the same teacher for several years. A successful multi-age classroom, however, is more than this simple definition implies. It is a classroom founded on research and learning theory about how children learn and that… 

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