Multi-Age Teaching Settings

This paper reviews three educational theories to support the classroom technique of multi-age teaching settings.

This paper compares and contrasts the educational theories of Dewey, Walker, Soltis and Montessori. The author details of the concept of multi-age teaching settings, children of different ages and levels hearing the same presentation and then breaking into age specific activities. The author concludes that this concept can be implemented easily with only the cost of the training seminars.
“Dewey’s educational theory is easily applied to multi age teaching because it builds on the environment of each student, which in turn allows them to learn at their level within their own capabilities. To take the theory of multi age learning through these theories one step further one does not even have to divide the projects by age. One can simply present all of the project choices and let the students choose which one they want to tackle individually.”