TITLE

The Positively Aging Teaching Materials Improve Middle School Students' Images of Older People

AUTHOR(S)
Lichtenstein, Michael J.; Pruski, Linda A.; Marshall, Carolyn E.; Blalock, Cheryl L.; Murphy, Douglas L.; Plaetke, Rosemarie; Shuko Lee
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Gerontologist;Jun2001, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p322
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a study which determined if use of the Positively Aging teaching materials by regular classroom teachers could change middle school students' images of elders. Description of the Positively Aging teaching materials; Challenges to infusing aging education in public schools; Assessing children's attitudes toward elders; Students' views of elders.
ACCESSION #
4651472

 

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