Progression in Learning

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Martin Hughes
Multilingual Matters, 1996 - Psychology - 139 pages
Presents findings from part of the major British research program Innovation and Change in Education: The Quality of Teaching and Learning relating to the appropriate order of introducing activities in pre-school literacy and numeracy, science and mathematics, and the nature of history. Inspired by the new National Curriculum, which makes assumptions about how learning takes place in various subjects that are based on limited or non- existent research. Of interest to education researchers, curriculum developers, and teachers. No index. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Martin Hughes is Professor of Education at the University of Exeter. He has researched and written widely on the development and education of young children. His publications include Young Children Learning (with Barbara Tizard, 1984), Children and Number (1986), Understanding Children (with Robert Grieve, 1990) and Parents and their Children's Schools (with Felicity Wikeley and Tricia Nash, 1994). Other books describing the work of the programme include Perceptions of Teaching and Learning (Multilingual Matters, 1994) and Teaching and Learning in Changing Times (Blackwells, 1995).