ISSN: 17526299
First published in 2008
3 issues per volume
Volume 1 Issue 2
Cover Date: 2008
Intergenerational learning in a high school environment
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Authors:  Christopher J Alfano 
DOI: 10.1386/ijcm.1.2.253_1

intergenerational, lifelong learning, social identity, community of practice, age stereotyping

Active living and continuing learning are important to the well-being of seniors. As the generation of so-called baby boomers approach retirement, the same public schools built to accommodate their compulsory schooling are now being considered as sites for intergenerational learning. This article explores one such project where seniors learning alongside adolescents work together in music performance, creating new types of relationships and learning practices.
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