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ERIC Number: EJ590452
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0037-7724
Elementary Students Learn about Native Americans: The Development of Knowledge and Empathy.
Brophy, Jere
Social Education, v63 n1 p39-45 Jan-Feb 1999
Evaluates elementary students' ideas about Native Americans as revealed by two studies. Illustrates how the students' knowledge of Native Americans progressed from stereotyped images, to realistic and empathetic views, to the loss of information and empathy as new topics were introduced. Reveals that the traditional curriculum reinforced this process. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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