ERIC Number: EJ407819
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
The Power of a Current Issue for Making School Programs More Relevant.
Yager, Robert E.
Social Science Record, v26 n2 p42-43 Fall 1989
Suggests that, when real issues and problems are used as themes, student motivation and interest are significantly enhanced. Recommends using issue orientation to empower students to become problem solvers. Provides examples of projects used successfully in middle schools on the issue of smokers' versus nonsmokers' rights. (NL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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