The benefits of mixed age grouping
Mixed-age grouping in early childhood settings increase the heterogeneity of the group and capitalise on the differences in the experience, knowledge, and abilities of the children. United States
Non-graded and mixed age grouping
There are a range of practices relation to grouping children in early childhood services including non-graded classes and mixed-age and multi-age grouping. United States
Enhancing learning through mixed age groups
Multi-age grouping is one way to nurture the development and learning of young children. Mixed-age grouping is an alternative to the conventional graded classroom and takes account of young children's different developmental patterns and individual needs. United States
Multi-age grouping and minority students
Multiage is only a grouping strategy. Assuming that the teachers' and the educational philosophy of the early childhood environment is based on doing what it takes to make the school compatible with the needs of the minority students, the multiage environment is promising. United States
Children's social behaviour in relation to multi-age grouping
Mixed-age grouping is an approach that is consistent with cooperative learning, the Project Approach, learning centers, and a decentralised classroom. United States
Non-graded primary education
The evidence on multiage grouping appears to confirm the basic principle that diversity enriches and uniformity impoverishes. Virtually every writer whose work was consulted in preparation of this report advocates widespread implementation of mixed-age grouping. United States
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