ERIC Number: EJ600306
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Authentic Teaching and Assessment in Economics Education.
Suiter, Mary C.
Social Studies and the Young Learner, v11 n2 p22-25 Nov-Dec 1998
Explains that authentic teaching and assessment enable students to utilize their prior knowledge, recent learning, and critical thinking and problem-solving skills in real-world contexts. Describes examples of authentic teaching and assessment that use the "Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics" as a framework for economics education in the elementary grades. (CMK)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Economics Education, Elementary Education, Experiential Learning, Knowledge Level, Learning Activities, Performance Based Assessment, Problem Solving, Relevance (Education), Skill Development, Social Studies, Teacher Role, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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