Self-contained vs Compartmentalized classrooms in Elementary Schools

Goals

To summarize the pros and cons of self-contained vs compartmentalized classrooms in elementary schools in order to support academic decisions making.

Early Findings

Decision Making Criteria

  • The categories for the analysis of classroom type for elementary schools can include teacher/student relationships, consistency as a student need, mastery in a subject area, use of time, and collaboration.
  • Educational administrators usually base their decisions on the organization of grade levels on assorted factors, including "their own experiences, contextual dynamics, and personal perceptions of outcomes for students and teachers."

Effect by Subject Matter

General Analysis from the article "DEPARTMENTALIZED OR SELF-CONTAINED: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CLASSROOM CONFIGURATION AND STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT (2013)

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