ERIC Number: EJ587386
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Authentic Historical Inquiry in the Social Studies Classroom.
Foster, Stuart J.; Padgett, Charles S.
Clearing House, v72 n6 p357-63 Jul 1999
Discusses reasons for involving middle-school students in genuine historical inquiry, including that it will foster perspectives, attributes, and critical-thinking skills required of informed citizens in a democratic society. Notes that requiring students to do so requires careful guidance and thoughtful preparation. Discusses nine considerations for teachers when having students do historical inquiry. Notes 13 resources for teachers. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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