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Main Curriculum Tie:
Background For Teachers:
“All the means of communication, such as
newspapers, radio, and
television that provide the public with news, entertainment, etc., usually
Intended Learning Outcomes:
Hurst, J.B. (1972). Discovery teaching and increased student motivation. ERIC #ED088807
Abstract of research pointing out that significant differences were found between initial and post instructional student interest in a subject when discovery learning was used.
Levy, Yiftach. (n.d.). The effects of background music on learning: a review of recent literature. Education 690 Syllabus: San Diego State University. San Diego, CA (Available at http://edweb.sdsu.edu/courses/ED690MJ/Examples/LitRev/Levy.htm)
An online article citing research confirming that loud, cacophonous music impedes learning, while some music may be helpful in the learning process.
Roberts, D.F., (1999). Kids and Media @ the New Millennium: A Kaiser Family Foundation Report. A Comprehensive National Analysis of Children’s Media Use ERIC #ED445369
This study examined media use patterns among a large, nationally representative sample of children ages 2-18, and explored how children choose and interact with the whole array of media available to them, including television, movies, computers, music, video games, radio, magazines, books, and newspapers.
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