ERIC Number: EJ580411
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Preservice Teachers Use the Newspaper to Teach Science and Social Studies Literacy.
Vaughan, Melina N.; Sumrall, Joe; Rose, Lucinda H.
Journal of Elementary Science Education, v10 n2 p1-19 Fall 1998
Investigates the effectiveness of using the newspaper to teach sciences and social studies in grades K-6. Semantic mapping was used and attitudinal measures were collected from preservice teachers, inservice teachers, and elementary students to measure the effectiveness of this technique. Results indicate positive attitudes and a substantial increase in conceptual awareness. (Author/CCM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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