The teacher"s handling of children in conflict
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Published by Division of Research and Field Services, Indiana University. in Bloomington .
Written in English


  • Teaching,
  • Problem children -- Education

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Edition Notes

Statementby Nicholas J. Long and Ruth G. Newman
Series(Bulletin of the School of Education, Indiana University, v.37, no.4)
ContributionsNewman, Ruth G
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22801385M
LC Control Number61063868

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