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ERIC Number: EJ478455
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1056-0300
Dealing with Data in Democratic Classrooms.
Whitin, David
Social Studies and the Young Learner, v6 n1 p7-9,30 Sep-Oct 1993
Asserts that no attitude is more detrimental to democratic values than blind allegiance to numerical data. Maintains that children must challenge and debate numerical data. Includes examples of data collection and activities designed to encourage students to be skeptical about numerical information. (CFR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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