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resources for teaching children of different age and ability levels together without grade-level designations


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    An analysis of the implementation of the nongraded program at the New Port Richey Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Seventh-day Adventist schools have long been dissatisfied with the graded school as an answer to educational organization which would be in harmony with the writings as a guideline for Seventh-day Adventist schools. It was the purpose of the...

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    Cooperation - The Only Way to Go in Small Schools Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article from the special JAE issue on cooperative learning states that multigrade classrooms provide the perfect climate for practicing cooperative learning skills. The author gives suggestions for the different subject areas as well as catchy getting-started...

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    Grouping Students for Reading Instruction Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Ideas for teaching reading more effectively in small schools. Reading instruction provides unusual challenges because students must be taught at a mastery level and provided with enrichment and reinforcement. Suggestions dealing with general group management...

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    Hands-on Social Studies for the Multigrade Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article from the JAE special social studies, history, and geography issue suggests steps and activities to help multigrade teachers organize their time and make social studies exciting for elementary students. Teachers should make a yearly plan and outline...

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    Inclusion Challenge: Joey in the Multi-Age Room Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article from the JAE issue on special education tells of Joey, who had troubles in kindergarten and first grade. When he entered the multigrade classroom, the teacher observed him to see his strengths and weaknesses. They worked to minimize the problems...

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    Leading the Way: The Relationship Between Effective Teachers Interactions with Their Students and Their Students Interactions with Each Other in Two Multi-grade Parochial Classrooms Grade 1-Grade 8
    This qualitative research study examined the teacher-student and student-student interactions that took place in two elementary parochial classrooms staffed by teachers nominated as effective by their supervisors. The study also examined relationships, similarities...

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    Lively Science Teaching for Multigrade Classrooms Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special science issue suggests that teachers who are responsible for science instruction of several or all grades should develop a program that meets the needs of the students without exceeding the teacher's energy. Teachers should...

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    Long Range Plan Using Pathways Grade 1-Grade 4
    A one-year integrated subject plan using nine Pathways theme books. Note: This plan is based on the original pathways theme book selections, not Pathways 2.0.

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    Making Every Minute Count Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Time management is of particular concern to multigrade teachers. Topics discussed are planning preparedness, seizing the moment, making lists, involving students, minimizing paperwork, individualizing instruction, making every moment count, defining goals...

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    Matching Your Teaching to the Dyslexic's Learning Style Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How a multigrade teacher developed a new science curriculum that incorporated her teaching methods for other classes. Topics were selected, objectives listed, and specific activities listed. How each unit was introduced and evaluated is discussed. From the...

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    Outreach Programs for Small Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How can a multigrade school with few children, limited personnel, and restricted resources carry out a viable outreach program? Advantages to scheduling an outreach program in a small school setting are size, orientation, flexibility, transportation and supervision,...

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    Teaching Art Appreciation Across the Grade Levels Kindergarten-Grade 12
    One excellent way to develop critical thinking skills is through a study of music, painting, sculpture, and architecture. This article includes three steps for teachers to introduce the arts into their classrooms, as well as four stages of questioning to lead...

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    Teaching Math in the Multigrade Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    One of the biggest strengths of a multigrade class is having so many teachers in one place! Older students can help younger ones with concepts the older ones have mastered. This article tells how to implement a peer tutoring system for math in a one-room school...

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    The Impact of Use of Mathematics Manipulatives on Attitudes Toward Mathematics Success Among Students in a Multigrade Classroom Grade 7-Lifelong
    Math manipulatives are designed to help students visualize and maneuver math concepts. Many studies have been conducted using manipulatives in a single-grade classroom. The purpose of this quantitative study was to determine the impact of a structured manipulatives...