Arranging the classroom for children
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Arranging the classroom for children by Keith R Alward

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Published by Far West Laboratory for Educational Research and Development in San Francisco .
Written in English


  • School environment,
  • Primary school facilities,
  • Teachers -- Training of

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Statementby Keith R. Alward ; drawings by Carol Ann Ragle
ContributionsRagle, Carol Ann, Far West Laboratory for Educational Research and Development
The Physical Object
Pagination[viii], 237 p. :
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22783233M

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