9781412925228

Stirring the Head, Heart, and Soul : Redefining Curriculum, Instruction, and Concept-Based Learning

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  • ISBN13:

    9781412925228

  • ISBN10:

    1412925223

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/14/2007
  • Publisher: Corwin Pr

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Summary

This third edition of Erickson's bestseller provides updated information about designing curriculum aligned with state and national content standards, using brain-based teaching methods, and developing higher-order thinking skills.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Making Change in a Changing World
The State of Educational Change
Pressure Groups
Sharing the Job of Quality Education
A National Model for Concept-Based Curricula
Making Change the Systems Way
Overcoming Obstacles: Over, Under, Through, and Around
Summary
Extending Thought
Concept-Based Curriculum
Traditional Curriculum
Concept-Based Curriculum
Historical Perspective: Hilda Taba
Conceptual Organizers
Generalizations
Summary
Extending Thought
State Academic Standards and Local Curriculum Frameworks
State Standards
The Tripartite Model of Curriculum Design
Scope and Sequence Charts for Processes and Skills
Summary
Extending Thought
Designing Interdisciplinary, Integrated Curricula
Defining Interdisciplinary, Integrated Curricula
The Integrated, Intradisciplinary Curriculum Model
Designing Concept-Based Teaching Units
Unit Design Steps: Questions and Answers
Lesson-Planning Pages
Summary
Extending Thought
Concept-Based Units: Samples and Questions
From Coordinated to Integrated Units
Multiage Classrooms and Concept-Based Curriculum
Questions and Answers: Elementary Schools
Questions and Answers: Secondary Schools
The International Baccalaureate Programme
Career and Technical Education Programs
Summary
Extending Thought
Assessing and Reporting Student Progress
A Brief Review: Form and Function
The Implications of Process Assessment
Reporting Process Development
Assessing Critical Thinking Developmentally
Standards for Thinking
Scoring Guides for Performance Tasks
Questions and Answers
Summary
Extending Thought
Concept-Based Instruction
Instructional Strategies
Learning Experiences
Adapting Activities
Teacher Reflections on Concept-Based Instruction
Summary
Extending Thought
Stirring the Head, Heart, and Soul: Creating a Love of Learning
Stirring the Head
Stirring the Heart and Soul
Loving to Learn
Summary
Alternative Unit Formats
Key Concepts in Different Disciplines
What Work Requires of Schools
Sample Unit Planner
Glossary
References
Index
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