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ERIC Number: EJ921635
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Feb
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
Teaching Forward
Derriso, Anthony
Science Teacher, v78 n2 p48-51 Feb 2011
Educators and educational researchers alike are discovering that inductive methods--in which learners start with specific observations, problems, or cases and infer general laws from these instances--are more effective when higher-order thinking is the primary goal (Yadav et al. 2007). For decades, the case-study method has been widely used in law and business schools, but is less common in secondary education. In this article, the author provides three examples of case-based teaching that can be effectively used in high school biology, environmental science, or astronomy classrooms. (Contains 4 figures and lists 1 online resource.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A