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dc.contributor.advisorBeers, Morris J.
dc.contributor.advisorSchlosser, Linda
dc.contributor.advisorBaker, Patricia E.
dc.contributor.authorStouffer, Alicia M.
dc.date.accessioned2021-09-07T21:39:07Z
dc.date.available2021-09-07T21:39:07Z
dc.date.issued4/1/2002
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12648/4905
dc.description.abstractSome educators believe that learning can be enhanced when teachers and students participate in educational models such as multi-age grouping and student-teacher progression (aka looping) over two or more school years. This study addressed the need for research reporting the strengths and weaknesses of these two models. The school observed in this study participated in multi-age grouping for specific activities and in the recent past had participated in student-teacher progression. These questions were asked: What are the strengths and weaknesses of looping? What are the strengths and weaknesses of multi-age grouping? What are the strengths and weaknesses of family grouping as perceived by the parents, students, and teachers? The majority of parents, teachers, and students responded positively and wanted to continue participating in multi-age instruction. They observed that one of the inherent strengths of multi-age instruction and multi-year looping is the development of a long-term relationship between all three groups. Students commented on the benefits of working with their peers – helping one another with learning tasks and the availability of many teachers rather than just one.
dc.subjectMulti-Age Grouping
dc.subjectStudent-Teacher Progression
dc.subjectEvaluation
dc.subjectLooping
dc.titleLong-Term Teacher-Student Relationships: What are the Strengths and Weaknesses?
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refterms.dateFOA2021-09-07T21:39:07Z
dc.description.institutionSUNY Brockport
dc.description.departmentEducation and Human Development
dc.description.degreelevelMaster of Science in Education (MSEd)
dc.source.statuspublished
dc.description.publicationtitleEducation and Human Development Master's Theses
dc.languate.isoen_US


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