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ERIC Number: EJ427737
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Reference Count: 0
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Focusing on Concepts: Teaching for Meaningful Learning.
Jarolimek, John
Social Studies and the Young Learner, v3 n3 p3-5 Jan-Feb 1991
Discusses issues and problems concerning concept development among students in elementary social studies programs. Suggests good teaching uses analogies and metaphors to facilitate learning. Recommends illustrating key concepts through myths, fables, and parables. Argues that using stories that show how things work allows students to apply the concepts. (NL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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