ERIC Number: EJ473641
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Economics for Elementary School Students: Research-Supported Principles of Teaching and Learning That Guide Classroom Practice.
Laney, James D.
Social Studies, v84 n3 p99-103 May-Jun 1993
Asserts that economics education is a desirable goal for the elementary curriculum because elementary students can learn and understand economic concepts. Reviews four "Teaching-Learning Principles" based on empirical research about learning effectiveness. Applies these principles to economic concepts such as scarcity, cost-benefit analysis, and opportunity cost. (CFR)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development, Economics, Economics Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Experiential Learning, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Processes, Learning Strategies, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A