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Girod, Gerald R.; Harmon, Gerald R. – Social Studies, 1987
Maintains school-aged children would prefer not to study social studies. Presents several strategies to help encourage positive attitudes. Strategies include persuasion, reinforcement, enthusiasm, personalized contact. Stresses that negative attitudes must be changed in order for social studies to achieve its fundamental citizenship goals. (BR)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Secondary Education