George Lucas Educational Foundation
George Lucas Educational Foundation

Building Social Skills Through Cross-Age Buddies

When educators paired kindergarten and third-grade students for weekly learning sessions, they saw improvements in behavior and social skills—not to mention sweet friendships.

June 9, 2022

Schools That Work

Van Ness Elementary School

Public, Urban
Grades Pre-K–5
Washington, DC

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  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)
  • Collaborative Learning
  • K-2 Primary
  • 3-5 Upper Elementary

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