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How's that work? Thinking about explanation

About. The resource comprises one 28 page DfES document (from which some smaller documents are drawn - see related resources). The resource includes relevant information regarding 'explanation', as well as some practical activities and issues for teachers to consider.

Pedagogical content. This is a longer DfES resource discussing explanation, from which the shorter and more focused resources Developing Good Explanations, Purposes of Explanations are drawn. (edit)

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Title Explaining
Topic Explaining
Learning Objectives

By working through the document you should enhance your understanding or/and consideration of 'explanation' in teaching, and the various ways in which concepts can be explained to pupils.

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