ERIC Number: ED136228
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
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Building Independent Learning Skills.
Atwood, Beth S.
This book provides over 100 ideas and activities developed and tested by teachers to help students become independent learners. Specific strategies are suggested that may aid students in defining problems, planning individual studies, finding information, and recording, reporting, and evaluating results. The six chapters are "Independent Learning," which distinguishes between independent, individual, and isolated learning; "Communication," which lays the groundwork for critical investigation and idea sharing; "Investigation and Organization," which details ways to lead children into the use of a variety of exploration tools; "Analysis and Evaluation," which suggests activities that help students anticipate problems, search for solutions, and recognize trends and causes;"Transformation," which suggests ways to help students develop their own unique learning systems; and "Resources," which lists supplementary media for teachers and students. (KS)
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Elementary Education, Independent Study, Learning Activities, Learning Processes, Teaching Methods
Learning Handbooks, 530 University Avenue, Palo Alto, California 94301 ($2.50 paper)
Publication Type: Books
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