NCSET Research to Practice Brief: Teaching for Understanding

Author(s)
Chris Bremer PhD, Catherine Cobb Morocco

Description

A brief outlining research regarding an approach called "teaching for understanding," which strives to engender in students a depth of understanding on academic topics that enables them to apply the knowledge in various settings. Suggestions and resources for application of this approach are also provided.

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Details

Date
November 2003 
Type
Brief 
Edition
Volume 2, Number 4
Publisher
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)

Topics

  • Education practices (K12 and transition)
    • Instructional strategies
      • Paraprofessional and teacher development
        • Transition planning
        • Specific life stage
          • Adolescents and young adults