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ERIC Number: EJ662731
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-1539-9664
Not So Grand a Strategy.
Hirsh, E. D., Jr.
Education Next, v3 n2 p68-72 Spr 2003
Argues that trying to teach higher order thinking skills (problem-solving, comprehension) in the early grades is misplaced, because such skills are not transferable. Cites the work of Dutch psychologist Adrian de Groot and others to support argument. Asserts that teachers should concentrate on teaching general knowledge in a state-specified core curriculum for elementary education. (PKP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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