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ERIC Number: EJ949417
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISSN: ISSN-0037-7996
The Past as a Puzzle: How Essential Questions Can Piece Together a Meaningful Investigation of History
Obenchain, Kathryn M.; Orr, Angela; Davis, Susan H.
Social Studies, v102 n5 p190-199 2011
This article details a professional development program focused on the use of essential questions in reframing U.S. history learning experiences in elementary, middle, and high schools. Teachers identified four problems in designing and teaching engaging, relevant, and challenging U.S. history lessons. Each problem was addressed through the teachers' use of essential questions. (Contains 1 table and 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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