TITLE

Some Educational Benefits of Freely Chosen Age Mixing Among Children and Adolescents

AUTHOR(S)
Feldman, Jay; Gray, Peter
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Phi Delta Kappan;Mar99, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p507
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the value of age mixing in social interactions for studying how children learn. How observing children in schools may limit our understanding of children's activities; Observing children in environments where they choose their own activities and partners; Research on age mixing by Lev Vygotsky; Role of adults in age mixing situations; Difference between children's self-directed implicit teaching and adult-directed explicit teaching.
ACCESSION #
1634876

 

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