ERIC Number: EJ419157
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Helping Students Learn by Reading: What Experienced Social Studies Teachers Have Learned.
Gee, Thomas C.; Rakow, Steven J.
Social Education, v54 n6 p398-401 Oct 1990
Reports findings of a survey, asking 1000 secondary social studies teachers to rate 36 specialist-designed reading practices. Shows teachers value and employ these techniques: (1) provide suitable materials; (2) offer instruction and guidance; (3) develop readiness through prereading; (4) encourage recitation, discussion, and comparative reading. Stresses teacher-directed strategies. Table displays survey results. (CH)
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Learning Strategies, Performance Factors, Reading Assignments, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Readiness, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Study Skills, Teacher Developed Materials, Teacher Guidance, Teacher Role, Textbooks
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A