This article examines the use of Authentic Intellectual Work (AIW) as a teaching framework in the geography classroom. Authentic Intellectual Work focuses on 1) construction of knowledge, 2) disciplined inquiry, and 3) value beyond school as criteria to inform and drive classroom instruction. This article highlights the applicability of AIW to current geography reform efforts and enacted inquiry pedagogy. Sample teaching ideas are provided.
Chandler, Prentice Ph.D. and Munch, Danielle
"Strengthening Geography Pedagogy with Authentic Intellectual Work,"
The Councilor: A Journal of the Social Studies: Vol. 77
, Article 5.
Available at: http://thekeep.eiu.edu/the_councilor/vol77/iss2/5
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