Teaching for Understanding Across the Primary Curriculum Edited by: Lynn D. Newton

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Ebook(PDF)
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ISBN:
9781853596698
Published:
14 Feb 2002
Publisher:
Multilingual Matters
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Summary

The book discusses the complex nature of understanding and what it means to teach for understanding. The processes and strategies that can support teaching for understanding are then exemplified in the context of different areas of the primary / elementary (4-11 years) school curriculum.

Author Biography:

Lynn Newton taught for many years in the North East of England, initially as a primary teacher and then as an advisory teacher for primary science. She moved to Newcastle University in 1987, where she was Director of the Primary PGCE programme. She is now Director of Primary Programmes at Durham University and the tutor in charge of primary science. Her most recent publications are Co-ordinating Science Across the Primary School (Falmer, 1998) and Meeting the Standards in Primary Science (Routledge-Falmer, 2000).





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