ERIC Number: EJ672817
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Word Analogies as Tools for Critical Thinking, and More!
Greenwood, Scott C.; Joiner, Jennifer L.; Huff-Benkoski, Kelly
Thinking Classroom, v4 n3 p29-35 Jul 2003
Presents several ways to approach analogy instruction. Suggests that if teachers are to be truly accountable for student learning, they must encourage flexible, creative thinking that connects the known to the novel, that capitalizes on students' creativity and pattern-seeking and desire to make meaning. (SG)
Descriptors: Analogy, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Student Attitudes
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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