The Adolescent Peer Culture

by Carolyn Tryon - 1944

We have a tendency to disregard or to minimize the educational significance of the child's experiences in his peer group. During the preschool period children begin to seek the company of their own kind and as the years go by more and more of their spare time, and even time that is presumed to be dedicated to adult-planned activities, is given over to playing with, visiting with, being with, fooling around with their age-mates.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 43, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 45 Number 9, 1944, p. 217-239 ID Number: 20550, Date Accessed: 2/26/2021 4:50:44 AM

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