ERIC Number: EJ535750
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Interrupting Ordinary Expectations in the Social Studies.
Byrnes, Ronald S.
Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, v12 n2 p135-51 Win 1997
Describes, interprets, and evaluates one secondary social-studies teacher's efforts to engage students in learning about self, others, and the world. Identifies several schooling regularities (classroom environment, student expectations, teaching load, and professional isolation) complicating teachers' efforts. Illustrates how innovative presentation modes, alternative class structures, and interactive learning activities can heighten student engagement. (29 footnotes) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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