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ERIC Number: EJ549804
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-7996
Things that Make You Go "Hmmm...": Creating Inquiry "Problems" in the Elementary Social Studies Classroom.
VanFossen, Philip J.; Shiveley, James M.
Social Studies, v88 n2 p71-77 Mar-Apr 1997
Describes inquiry learning as defining a purpose for inquiry (the problem), postulating tentative answers or solutions, testing various hypotheses, drawing tentative conclusions, and applying those conclusions to new situations. Asserts that acquisition of these skills supports democratic citizenship. Outlines the inquiry approach used for a historic incident. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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