|Int. Strategies (II)
What do the Peers Think? Social Validity of Peer-Mediated Programs.
Kamps, D. M., Kravits, T., Lopez, A. G., Potucek, J., & Harrell, L. G
First appeared: (1998) Education and Treatment of Children, 21(2), 107-134.
This research article is a recommended reading and is intended to supplement the lesson presentation. You can obtain this article at your local university library. If you need assistance finding the article, please contact your course instructor. In this study, the authors interviewed and/or conducted surveys with elementary school children, exploring student participation in social skill groups and peer network activities. There were increased interactions among students during social situations, and students benefited both academically and/or socially from peer group programs. As you read the article, note the student's positive responses and satisfaction in being friends with students who have disabilities.
If you are unable to locate this article, please contact:
Debra M. Kamps
Juniper Gardens Children's Project
650 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66101
Phone # 913-621-1712