The Teaching for Understanding Guide / Edition 1

The Teaching for Understanding Guide / Edition 1

by Tina Blythe, &. Associates
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0787909939

ISBN-13: 9780787909932

Pub. Date: 11/14/1997

Publisher: Wiley

"This handbook will both encourage and assist those teachers who take on the important challenge of helping their students to think deeply and resourcefully and to use that intellectual power constructively."
—Theodore R. Sizer, chairman, Coalition of Essential Schools

Walks teachers through the "teaching for understanding" process. The authors offer

Overview

"This handbook will both encourage and assist those teachers who take on the important challenge of helping their students to think deeply and resourcefully and to use that intellectual power constructively."
—Theodore R. Sizer, chairman, Coalition of Essential Schools

Walks teachers through the "teaching for understanding" process. The authors offer classroom examples, practical tips, and worksheets to help clarify the process. They also show how to select engaging and appropriate topics, set coherent unit and course goals, create dynamic learning activities, improve student performance through continual feedback, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787909932
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/14/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
504,933
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.93(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

1. What This Guide Is (and Isn't).

2. Understanding Understanding.

3. The Teaching for Understanding Framework.

4. Generative Topics.

5. Understanding Goals.

6. Performances of Understanding.

7. Ongoing Assessment.

8. Tips and Tools for Planning and Teaching.

9. Teaching for Understanding and Other Educational Practices.

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