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Making the most of the middle grades

Making the most of the middle grades

a thematic survey of middle-level educational research.

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Published by Oregon Dept. of Education, Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Field Services in [Salem, Or.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Middle school education -- Research.,
  • Educational change -- Research.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThematic survey of middle-level educational research.
    ContributionsOregon. Dept. of Education. Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Field Services.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 276 p. ;
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16015432M

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