What's the Teaching for Understanding Framework
Up to this point, we've been thinking generally about understanding and what a performance view suggests about learning and teaching. Now, let's open yet another window onto the question, "What is teaching for understanding?" by looking at the four elements of the Teaching for Understanding framework (TfU).
The Teaching for Understanding framework, developed in a research project at Project Zero during the early nineties, links what David Perkins has called "four cornerstones of pedagogy" with four elements of planning and instruction.
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