ERIC Number: EJ496957
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Learning History through Investigation. Perspectives.
Podany, Amanda, Ed.
Social Studies and the Young Learner, v7 n2 p30-32 Nov-Dec 1994
Asserts that teachers should educate students to use historical research methods, even in the elementary and intermediate grades. Argues that, although history should be taught as a "story well-told," it should also be discovered, just as historians discover it in the course of their research. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Higher Education, Historians, History Instruction, Inservice Teacher Education, Learning Activities, Primary Sources, Student Interests, Student Projects, Student Research, Teaching Methods, United States History, World History
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topics: "History and the Young Learner."