ERIC Number: EJ528545
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Teacher-Directed Social Action in a Middle School Classroom. Perspectives.
Yeager, Elizabeth Anne, Ed.; Patterson, Mark J., Ed.
Social Studies and the Young Learner, v8 n4 p29-31 Mar-Apr 1996
Describes a seventh-grade class project in which students researched a specific social problem, proposed an action plan, and took steps to implement the plan. Students who chose problems closer to home (the elderly, literacy, dropouts) were able to develop more effective action plans. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Grade 7, Instructional Innovation, Local Issues, Middle Schools, Moral Development, Public Affairs Education, Public Service, Social Action, Social Development, Social Problems, Social Responsibility, Social Studies, Student Participation, Student Projects
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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