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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 ...