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Teaching for Understanding in the Disciplines-and Beyond


by Howard Gardner & Veronica Dyson 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. (Source: ERIC)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 96 Number 2, 1994, p. 198-218
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 46, Date Accessed: 10/22/2017 6:16:10 AM

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      University of California, Berkeley

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