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ERIC Number: EJ540239
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-7724
How Children Explain the "Why" of History: The Chata Research Project on Teaching History.
Ashby, Rosalyn; And Others
Social Education, v61 n1 p17-21 Jan 1997
Describes the Chata Project, a British research project that challenged the prevalent assumption that children will construct sound causal explanations from factual information imparted during history instruction. Their research suggests that explicit instruction is required for children to understand the causal relationships among events, motives, and reasons. (MJP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)