ERIC Number: EJ257116
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Satisfactory Explanations in the Primary School.
Fairhurst, Margaret A.
Journal of Philosophy of Education, v15 n2 p205-14 1981
Examines the criteria which must be met for an explanation given to an elementary school student to be considered satisfactory. Types of explanations described are descriptive, prescriptive, aesthetic, and analytic. Criteria include suitability to content and the explanation's relationship with the student's previous knowledge level. (AM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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