ERIC Number: EJ414072
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Qualities of Thoughtful Social Studies Classes: An Empirical Profile.
Newmann, Fred M.
Journal of Curriculum Studies, v22 n3 p253-75 May-Jun 1990
Reports a research project with the goal of learning about the barriers to promoting higher-order thinking in high school social studies. Compares social studies departments that are successful at promoting higher-order thinking with less successful departments. Describes the technical aspects in the development and use of the 17 observational dimensions of classroom thoughtfulness. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
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