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Teaching for Understanding in Primary Science

Newton, L.D.



Discusses what counts as understanding in primary school science (elementary school science) in the context of the United Kingdom's National Curriculum Order for Science. Considers the problems elementary school teachers face in pressing for understanding and suggests some ways to encourage teachers and enable them to support the construction of understanding. (SLD)


Newton, L. (2001). Teaching for Understanding in Primary Science. Evaluation and research in education, 15(3), 143-53

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date 2001
Journal Evaluation and Research in Education
Print ISSN 0950-0790
Publisher Routledge
Volume 15
Issue 3
Pages 143-53