Today Career & College Clubs released the fourth issue in our Middle Grades Research Series.
The issue summarizes research findings on the efficacy of peer-to-peer learning.
Takeaways from the research review include:
- Conversations with/among peers about future plans intensify students’ information-seeking behavior
- Peer mentors increase students’ connections to school.
- Peers working with peers improve students’ school achievement.
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The Middle Grades Research Series is published to highlight the importance of the middle school space, that critical time when young people begin forming the attitudes, thought patterns, and work habits that they will carry through the rest of their lives.
Other issues in the series cover college awareness and preparation, career awareness and preparation, and financial literacy education.