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Education and Human Development Master's Theses

Elementary education

1994

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The Effects Of Multi-Age Grouping And Single-Grade Grouping On The Self-Concept Of Second Grade Children, Kristen S. Malone May 1994

The Effects Of Multi-Age Grouping And Single-Grade Grouping On The Self-Concept Of Second Grade Children, Kristen S. Malone

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of multi-age grouping on the self-concept of second grade children. This study involved forty-eight second grade students attending a public, inner city, early childhood center, grades pre-k through three.

Twenty-three of the subjects were students from a single grade second grade classroom. Twenty-five of the subjects were students in a first/second grade multi-age classroom. Forty-eight second grade subjects are students in either a single-grade grouping or a multi-age grouping. In the seventh month of second grade, the self-concept of each of the forty-eight students was assessed using the Child ...


The Effects Of Homogeneous And Heterogeneous Grouping Methods On Student Reading Attitudes, Jennifer Tracey Oddo May 1994

The Effects Of Homogeneous And Heterogeneous Grouping Methods On Student Reading Attitudes, Jennifer Tracey Oddo

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to compare the reading attitude scores of students in homogeneous reading groups to the reading attitude scores of students in heterogeneous reading groups. The subjects were forty-six fourth grade students who attended two schools in the same suburban school district located in Western New York. One school in the district began heterogeneously grouping students for reading instruction during this 1993-1994 school year. The other school in the district homogeneously grouped students for reading instruction for many years. Each student tested spent at least one quarter (eight weeks) in a homogeneous or in a heterogeneous ...