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Mon Jul 8 2002

Books: Applied Linguistics,Lynn Newton

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  1. kathryn, Teaching for Understanding Across the Primary Classroom edited by Lynn Newton

Message 1: Teaching for Understanding Across the Primary Classroom edited by Lynn Newton

Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2002 11:04:06 +0000
From: kathryn <>
Subject: Teaching for Understanding Across the Primary Classroom edited by Lynn Newton

Title: Teaching for Understanding Across the Primary Classroom
Series Title: Evaluation & Research in Education
Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
Editor: Lynn Newton 
Paperback: ISBN: 1853595969, Pages: 90, Price: £9.95/US$14.95/CAN$19.95

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.


Editorial Introduction Lynn D. Newton (University of Durham)

1. Helping Children to Understand Douglas Newton (University of Newcastle)

2. Whatever Happened to Primary English Knowledge and Understanding?
Sue L. Beverton (University of Durham)

3. Teaching for Understanding in Primary Mathematics Andrew David
(University of Durham)

4. Teaching for Understanding in Primary Science Lynn D. Newton
(University of Durham)

5. Developing Young Children's Understanding: An Example from
Earth Science Tony Blake (University of Newcastle)

6. ICT and Teaching for Understanding Steve Higgins (University of Newcastle)

7. Teaching for Understanding in Primary Geography John Halocha
(Bishop Grosseteste College)

8. Encouraging Historical Understanding in the Primary Classroom Lynn
D. Newton (University of Durham)

9. Expression in the Visual Arts P.Millward and A. Parton (University
of Durham)

10. Teaching for Understanding Curriculum Guidance for the
Foundation Stage Eve English (University of Durham)


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).
Lingfield(s): Applied Linguistics
Written In: English (Language Code: ENG) 

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