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ERIC Number: EJ440269
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0037-7724
Cooperative Learning and Elementary Social Studies.
Guyton, Edith
Social Education, v55 n5 p313-15 Sep 1991
Argues that cooperative learning is useful in elementary social studies instruction. Identifies positive interdependence, student interaction, individual accountability for mastering material, and appropriate interpersonal and small group skills as essential elements of cooperative learning. Suggests that cooperative learning can help teach social values, democratic processes, decision making, and cooperation more generally. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A