ERIC Number: EJ443700
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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A Competitive Field Experience for Junior High and Middle Schools.
Evans, Michael D.
Social Education, v55 n6 p398-99 Oct 1991
Describes a field trip exercise for junior high school students in which students visit a battlefield while studying the Civil War. Discusses team competition as motivation for cooperative learning. Suggests that students can experience leadership, increased self-esteem, and strengthened relationships with peers. Emphasizes balancing student teams for abilities and providing structure. (DK)
Descriptors: Civil War (United States), Competition, Cooperative Learning, Field Trips, Group Activities, History Instruction, Junior High School Students, Leadership, Learning Activities, Peer Relationship, Secondary Education, Self Esteem, Student Motivation, Student Participation, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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