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Children Teach Children


reviewed by Mary Alice White — 1972

coverTitle: Children Teach Children
Author(s): Alan Gartner, Mary Kohler, Frank Riessman
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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The forward summarizes this book well: "This volume reports the experiences of cur­rent projects in which young people learn through teaching...." After a brief historical nod in the direction of Quintilian and Lan­caster, this volume describes the projects of the Lippitts in cross-age learning in Michigan and in Bethel, Maine; the Mobilization for Youth homework helper program; Thelen's "caring relationship" project with the University of Chicago's Laboratory School; the Youth Tutoring Youth program of the Neighborhood Youth Corps; the tutorial community developed by System Develop­ment Corporation in Los Angeles; the "each one teach one" program in an elementary school in Yonkers, N.Y.; and the "learning cell" design in use in certain undergraduate courses at McGill in which students learn through teaching each other. Most readers of the Record are likely to accept the basic premise that "children and youth learn far more when performing the teaching role than when acting as students in the classroom," particularly if they have had any teaching experience (nothing is so salutory... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 73 Number 4, 1972, p. 606-606
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1618, Date Accessed: 12/14/2017 11:42:11 PM

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