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This paper takes a look at the benefits and disadvantages of looping in the classroom. I shared the benefits and disadvantages for teachers, students, and their parents academically, socially, emotionally, and behaviorally. My research only explored the opinions and experiences of teachers that have taught in a looping classroom. I reflected on how my research influences my opinion about looping, and how it will affect my future teaching preferences. I chose this topic, because I teach in a school that encourages looping. I wanted to educate myself about the topic, so that I could be more prepared to teach in a looping classroom . if I was asked. I also wanted to be informed about the benefits and disadvantages for other teachers, students, and parents that might be entering a looping situation. My hopes were that my research would answer people's questions, so that they would understand what looping is and how it works.
Toevs, Krista, "Examining the benefits and disadvantages of looping in the classroom" (2006). College of Education. 73.