Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom / Edition 1

Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom / Edition 1

by H. Lynn Erickson, Carol Ann Tomlinson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 141291700X

ISBN-13: 9781412917001

Pub. Date: 07/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Teach higher-order thinking while you’re teaching concepts, skills, and content!

This indispensable guide combines proven curriculum design with teaching methods that encourage students to learn concepts as well as content and skills for deep understanding across all subject areas. Synthesizing Lynn Erickson’s past 15 years

Overview

Teach higher-order thinking while you’re teaching concepts, skills, and content!

This indispensable guide combines proven curriculum design with teaching methods that encourage students to learn concepts as well as content and skills for deep understanding across all subject areas. Synthesizing Lynn Erickson’s past 15 years of field work with teachers, curriculum developers, teacher educators, and instructional leaders, this resource offers a complete guide for designing curriculum and instruction to foster the continuous growth and development of students’ critical, abstract, and creative learning skills. Educators will learn how to:

  • Bring coherence and clarity to high-quality curriculum design and instructional planning
  • Teach the way that students’ minds learn best
  • Encourage students’ creative and abstract thinking, regardless of level or subject area
  • Gain the support of principals and district administrators

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412917001
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
511,397
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Thinking Classroom
2. The Structures of Knowledge and Process
3. Designing Concept-Based Instructional Units
4. Inquiry in Designing Concept-based Lessons
5. The Developing Concept-based Teacher and Self Assessments
Resources
A. Concept-Based Curriculum Glossary of Terms
B. Sample Verbs for Level 2 and 3 Generalizations
C. Concept-Based Graphic Organizers
D. Unit Design Steps
E. Checklist for Evaluating Concept-based Units
F. Mathematics Generalizations for Secondary Grade Levels
G. 3D American History Unit Web
References

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