ERIC Number: EJ445181
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Can Writing Be Used to Improve Learning and Thinking?
Gilstrap, Robert L.
Social Studies Review, v31 n1 p26-32 Fall 1991
Examines whether writing activities promote learning and thinking in elementary and secondary social studies students. Describes writing activities that teachers have used to draw on existing student knowledge, consolidate and review new information, and reformulate and extend knowledge. Concludes that writing activities benefit student learning of social studies concepts. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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