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
     
 

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 H. Lynn Erickson's past 18 years of fieldwork with teachers, curriculum developers, teacher educators, and instructional leaders, this resource offers a… See more details below

Overview

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 H. Lynn Erickson's past 18 years of fieldwork with teachers, curriculum developers, teacher educators, and instructional leaders, this resource offers a complete guide to designing curriculum and instruction that foster the continuous growth and development of a student's 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:
93,941
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

1The thinking classroom5
2The structure of knowledge25
3Meeting academic standards with integrity47
4Designing concept-based units and lessons71
5Concept-based instruction97
6Leadership roles115

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