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ERIC Number: EJ498398
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0161-4681
Teaching for Understanding in the Disciplines--And Beyond.
Gardner, Howard; Boix-Mansilla, Veronica
Teachers College Record, v96 n2 p198-218 Win 1994
Education's main purpose should be to achieve understanding, but such understanding is hard to achieve because educators have little knowledge of how to teach for it and students harbor intellectual habits that inhibit performances of understanding. The article emphasizes that students' access to disciplinary tools is crucial in quality education. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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