The Second Edition provides educators with an updated perspective of current trends in curriculum and instruction. In this thoughtful "how to" of curriculum design, educators will find practical structure and specific classroom examples of effective curriculum strategies.
Table of Contents
Preface About the Author 1. Making Change in a Changing World 2. Concept-Based Curriculum 3. State Academic Standards and Local Curriculum Frameworks 4. Designing Interdisciplinary, Integrated Curricula 5. Concept-Based Units: Samples and Questions 6. Assessing and Reporting Student Progress 7. Concept-Based Instruction 8. Stirring the Head, Heart, and Soul: Creating a Love of Learning Resource A Resource B Acknowledgements Glossary References Index
H. Lynn Erickson is an independent consultant assisting schools and districts nationally and internationally with curriculum design. From 1987 to 1994, she was the director of curriculum for the Federal Way Public Schools in Federal Way, Washington. She is a recognized presenter at national conferences, and is featured in the video "Creating Concept-Based Curriculum for Deep Understanding" (produced by the Video Journal) as well as in videos from the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Her Corwin Press books include Stirring the Head, Heart, and Soul: Redefining Curriculum, Instruction, and Concept-Based Learning (3rd edition); Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom; and Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction: Teaching Beyond the Facts.