Use of groups in schools a practical manual for everyone who works in elementary and secondary schools by Joy Duvall Johnson

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Published by University Press of America in Washington .

Written in English

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  • Elementary school teaching.,
  • High school teaching.

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Book details

StatementJoy Johnson.
LC ClassificationsLB1555 .J54
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 137 p. ;
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4904162M
ISBN 100819100994
LC Control Number76050391

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