Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Combination of grades; Nongraded schools; Teacher-student relationships;
This research paper is a study of looping. The purpose of this study was to conduct a review and an analysis of the literature concerning looping. Three questions were asked in the study: 1. What is looping and how does looping differ from multi-age grouping? 2. What are the advantages and disadvantages in looping? 3. What are the guidelines for an effective looping arrangement? The definition of looping was discussed as well as the advantages and disadvantages of looping. Guidelines for an effective looping arrangement were presented. Summary, conclusions, and recommendations were shared with readers.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Charles R. May
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©1998 Michelle Block
Block, Michelle, "Looping : an alternative to grade level promotions" (1998). Graduate Research Papers. 403.