9780761828983

Curriculum Integration K-12 Theory and Practice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780761828983

  • ISBN10:

    0761828982

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-02-24
  • Publisher: UPA
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Summary

Following the pioneering work of James Beane and Heidi Jacobs, there is now a growing interest in the area of integrative teaching. Contributors to this edited volume include K-12 principals and teachers as well as university professors recently involved in the implementation of integrative teaching.

Author Biography

James S. Etim is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Middle Grades Education at Winston Salem State University.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures vii
Introduction ix
Acknowledgements xi
SECTION 1 THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK 1(44)
1 Curriculum Integration: The Why and How
3(9)
James S. Etim
2 Are Middle School Educators Ready for Curriculum Integration?
12(15)
Ann L. Barefield
3 Meeting Standards through Curriculum Integration: A Bridge to the Mainstream
27(18)
Susan M. Drake
SECTION 2 IMPLEMENTATION FRAMEWORK 45(40)
4 Reading Across the Curriculum: Supporting the Marginalized Reader
47(13)
Kathy B. Grant
5 Integrating Technology and The Internet in Middle School Classrooms
60(13)
Alice S. Etim
6 Thinking Strategically About Technology in the Middle School Classroom
73(12)
Julie Edmunds and Nita Matzen
SECTION 3 IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES IN MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL GRADES 85(120)
7 Freedom through the Lenses of Literature and Social Studies
87(12)
James S. Etim
8 Integrative Studies: A Teaching Model to Promote Connective Thinking
99(17)
Mary Ann Davies
9 Integrating the Curriculum: An Example Using "Flowers for Algernon"
116(12)
James S. Etim, Patricia King and Jamul Woods
10 Integrating Throughout the Curricula Social Studies Themes Related to Environmental and Social Responsibility and Civic Engagement
128(21)
Debra Rowe
11 Using the Environment as a Context for Integrating the Middle School Curriculum
149(18)
Catherine E. Matthews and Ann Berry Somers
12 Integration in Teacher Education
167(18)
Manuel P. Vargas
13 Multiple Intelligences Inserted Into The Lesson Plan
185(11)
Robert J. Landry, Karen S. Landry and Holly L. Johnson
14 Integrating Learning and Assessment: The Development of an Assessment Culture
196(9)
Judith Allen Brough and Jonelle E. Pool
Subject Index 205(2)
Author Index 207

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