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Brophy, Jere – Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 1986
Several lines of needed research on teaching are discussed, including process-outcome research, structuring the content for clarity, teaching cognitive skills and problem-solving strategies, recitation and boardwork, seatwork and homework, conceptual change teaching, classroom organization and grouping, cooperative learning methods, sex equity,…
Descriptors: Classroom Research, Cognitive Processes, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Brophy, Jere – Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 1986
Confrey's article is criticized on the basis of unbalanced content coverage, distortions in the treatment of the content that is covered, and the lack of readiness to come to grips with the realities of classroom teaching. (MNS)
Descriptors: Classroom Research, Cognitive Processes, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Alleman, Janet; Brophy, Jere – Social Science Record, 1993
Reports on a study of memorable elementary school, social studies activities experienced by college students. Finds that the responses reflected the influence of the expanding communities curriculum when viewed across grade levels. Argues that experiential and higher order thinking activities were remembered most favorably. (CFR)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Course Content, Curriculum Design, Educational Strategies