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Tomlinson, Susan – Social Studies, 1987
Stresses importance of making the social studies curriculum challenging for gifted students. Recommends differentiating between content and process, and discusses a variety of approaches and techniques relevant to a variety of classroom situations. Emphasis is placed on developing higher-level thinking skills in the gifted classroom. (BR)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Curriculum Enrichment, Gifted, Problem Solving
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Lengel, James G. – Social Studies, 1987
Describes some ways computers can help students develop thinking skills in the social studies. Emphasizes the use of data bases, simulations, and tutorials to teach thinking skills. Questions whether computers can do a better job of teaching students to think and reason than alternative methods. (RKM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computers