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The Second Grade Learns by Doing

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What makes a town live? The answer to that question is complex. But researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, by applying a new teaching technique--dramatic play, have demonstrated that second-grade students can understand community interactions such as those based in a municipality. The children learned how a town operates by building their own town and acting out the occupations needed to keep the town running.
Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 39 Issue 7, Apr 1973, p4-5