ERIC Number: EJ422004
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Comparing Teachers' Instruction to Promote Students' Thinking.
Onosko, Joseph J.
Journal of Curriculum Studies, v22 n5 p443-61 Sep-Oct 1990
Compares two groups of high school social studies teachers to determine how their attitudes and beliefs about instruction inform their practice in promoting higher order thinking among students. Measures teacher performance across 10 dimensions of classroom thoughtfulness based on Fred Newmann's work. Finds an important link between teachers' attitudes and theories and their classroom instruction. (CH)
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Classroom Research, Comparative Analysis, Educational Change, High Schools, Interviews, Secondary School Teachers, Social Studies, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Teaching Styles, Theory Practice Relationship, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
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