Teaching for Understanding: Linking Research with Practice / Edition 1 by Martha Stone Wiske | 9780787910020 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Teaching for Understanding: Linking Research with Practice / Edition 1

Teaching for Understanding: Linking Research with Practice / Edition 1

by Martha Stone Wiske
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787910023

ISBN-13: 9780787910020

Pub. Date: 10/15/1997

Publisher: Wiley

This book presents an innovative approach to teaching that helps students acquire and use knowledge in ways that go beyond rote memorization of facts and figures—to develop a level of understanding that will serve them well throughout their lives. Based on a six-year collaborative research project of school teachers and researchers from the Harvard Graduate

Overview

This book presents an innovative approach to teaching that helps students acquire and use knowledge in ways that go beyond rote memorization of facts and figures—to develop a level of understanding that will serve them well throughout their lives. Based on a six-year collaborative research project of school teachers and researchers from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the book describes what teaching for understanding looks like in the classroom, and examines how teachers have learned to use it.

Part One: Foundations of Teaching for Understanding

1. Why Do We Need a Pedagogy of Understanding?

Vito Perrone

2. What is Understanding?

David Perkins

Part Two: Teaching for Understanding in the Classroom

3. What is Teaching for Understanding?

Martha Stone Wiske

4. How Do Teachers Learn to Teach for Understanding?

Martha Stone Wiske, Karen Hammerness, Daniel Gray Wilson

5. How Does Teaching for Understanding Look in Practice?

Ron Ritchart, Martha Stone Wiske, Eric Buchovecky, Lois Hetland

Part Three: Students' Understanding in the Classroom

6. What Are the Qualities of Understanding?

Veronica Boix Mansilla, Howard Gardner

7. How Do Students Demonstrate Understanding?

Lois Hetland, Karen Hammerness, Chris Unger, Daniel Gray Wilson

8. What Do Students in Teaching for Understanding Classrooms Understand?

Karen Hammerness, Rosario Jaramillo, Chris Unger, Daniel Gray Wilson

9. What Do Students Think About Understanding?

Chris Unger and Daniel Gray Wilson with Rosario Jaramillo and Roger Dempsey

Part Four: Promoting Teaching for Understanding

10. How Can We Prepare New Teachers?

Vito Perrone

11. How Can Teaching for Understanding Be ExtAnded in Schools?

Martha Stone Wiske, Lois Hetland, Eric Buchovecky

Conclusion: Melding Progressive and Traditional Perspectives

Howard Gardner

Martha Stone Wiske is a lecturer and researcher at the Harvard Graduate School of Education where she co-directs the Educational Techono

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787910020
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/15/1997
Series:
The Jossey-Bass Education Series
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Foundations of Teaching for Understanding.

1. Why Do We Need a Pedagogy of Understanding?(Vito Perrone).

2. What is Understanding?(David Perkins).

Part Two: Teaching for Understanding in the Classroom.

3. What is Teaching for Understanding?(Martha Stone Wiske).

4. How Do Teachers Learn to Teach for Understanding?(Martha Stone Wiske, Karen Hammerness, Daniel Gray Wilson).

5. How Does Teaching for Understanding Look in Practice?(Ron Ritchart, Martha Stone Wiske, Eric Buchovecky, Lois Hetland).

Part Three: Students' Understanding in the Classroom.

6. What Are the Qualities of Understanding?(Veronica Boix Mansilla, Howard Gardner).

7. How Do Students Demonstrate Understanding?(Lois Hetland, Karen Hammerness, Chris Unger, Daniel Gray Wilson).

8. What Do Students in Teaching for Understanding Classrooms Understand?(Karen Hammerness, Rosario Jaramillo, Chris Unger, Daniel Gray Wilson).

9. What Do Students Think About Understanding?(Chris Unger and Daniel Gray Wilson with Rosario Jaramillo and Roger Dempsey).

Part Four: Promoting Teaching for Understanding.

10. How Can We Prepare New Teachers?(Vito Perrone).

11. How Can Teaching for Understanding Be Extended in Schools?(Martha Stone Wiske, Lois Hetland, Eric Buchovecky).

Conclusion: Melding Progressive and Traditional Perspectives(Howard Gardner).

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