Can Preschoolers Be Effective Peer Models?

Visoky, Anita Melfi; Poe, Beth Dickerman
November 2000
Teaching Exceptional Children;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p68
Academic Journal
Relates an action research project on peer modeling in a special education preschool program in the United States. Development of a coding behavior of students; Benefits of having peer model without disabilities; Use of the project for special education practitioners. INSET: What Does the Literature Say About Peer Models in Preschool?.


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