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ERIC Number: EJ1128257
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Feb
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
How to Facilitate Discussions in History
Reisman, Abby
Educational Leadership, v74 n5 p30-34 Feb 2017
In this article, Abby Reisman offers four instructional practices that educators can use to help students grapple with history's contradictions and engage in meaningful text-based discussions. Reisman details two suggestions that can be used in history classrooms and across the disciplines: orient students to one another and orient students to the text. She also recommends two practices specifically for history and social studies discussions: design compelling central historical questions and stabilize the content. The end goal is for teachers to thoughtfully plan text-based discussions so that students read, write, think, and discuss like historians.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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