Physical Description:xi, 274 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. print
Publisher:San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2008.
"Published with support from The George Lucas Educational Foundation."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-255) and indexes.
Introduction: teaching and learning for understanding / Linda Darling-Hammond -- How can we teach for meaningful learning / Brigid Barron and Linda Darling-Hammond -- Reading for understanding / R. David Pearson, Gina N. Cervetti, and Jennifer L. Tilson -- Mathematics for understanding / Alan H. Schoenfeld -- Teaching science for understanding / Timothy D. Zimmerman and Elizabeth K. Stage -- Conclusion: creating schools that develop understanding / Linda Darling-Hammond.