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Publication details for Prof Lynn Newton

L.D. Newton (2001). Encouraging Historical Understanding in the Primary Classroom. Evaluation and Research in Education 15(3): 182-88.
  • Publication type: Journal papers: academic
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0950-0790

Author(s) from Durham


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)