TITLE

Why Are We Learning This? What Is This Stuff Good for, Anyway?

AUTHOR(S)
Vavilis, Bob; Vavilis, Sheri L.
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Phi Delta Kappan;Dec2004, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p282
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents three hypothetical dialogues between teacher and students that address student concerns that there is no purpose to what they are learning. Importance of discussing student concerns to give a sense of motivation and meaning; Need for students to make meaningful connections with subject matter; Belief that teachers need to disclose the possibilities and limitations of their subject matter.
ACCESSION #
15259594

 

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