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Encouraging Historical Understanding in the Primary Classroom

Newton, L.D.

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Abstract

Discusses what counts as understanding in history at the elementary school (British primary school) level and describes some strategies that have been shown by research to be effective in supporting the construction of historical understanding. Identifies implications for teachers' practices. (SLD)

Citation

Newton, L. (2001). Encouraging Historical Understanding in the Primary Classroom. Evaluation and research in education, 15(3), 182-88

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date 2001
Journal Evaluation and Research in Education
Print ISSN 0950-0790
Publisher Routledge
Volume 15
Issue 3
Pages 182-88