Comprehensive Schooling and Interprofessional Collaboration: Theory, Research, and Practice
by Mary E. Walsh & Jennie Park-Taylor - 2003
A growing body of literature is examining the impact of various teaching and learning practices on the academic development of children (e.g., Cochran-Smith, 2001). However, the literature on the role of out-of-school environments on learning is much more limited. Therefore, a major goal of this chapter is to examine and discuss the nonacademic factors that contribute to both academic success and healthy development. We are aware of the inextricable linkages across academic and nonacademic factors. Thus, for purposes of analysis only, we make the conventional, although artificial, distinction between these two domains.
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