Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom (Multimedia Kit): A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development

Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom (Multimedia Kit): A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development

by H. Lynn Erickson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412925339

ISBN-13: 9781412925334

Pub. Date: 03/23/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Give educators the essential tools for developing students’ ability to "think beyond the facts "!

Complete with video of teachers using concept-based instruction with their students, this comprehensive multimedia kit offers staff developers all the tools for helping educators engage students’ minds and emotions and nurture critical and creative

Overview

Give educators the essential tools for developing students’ ability to "think beyond the facts "!

Complete with video of teachers using concept-based instruction with their students, this comprehensive multimedia kit offers staff developers all the tools for helping educators engage students’ minds and emotions and nurture critical and creative learning skills. Facilitators can demonstrate how conceptual thinking increases depth of learning and lead discussions about:

  • Comparing traditional two-dimensional curriculum/instruction with a concept-based, three-dimensional model
  • Using a conceptual approach to motivate students and stimulate higher levels of thinking
  • Applying the structure of knowledge to improve teaching and learning
  • Scaffolding thinking to promote understanding and knowledge transfer

Includes: DVD (102 min.), Facilitator’s Guide, CD-ROM, Companion Book

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412925334
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/23/2009
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
427,407
Product dimensions:
10.40(w) x 12.40(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

About the Author
How to Use the Guide
How to Use the DVD
Additional Resourcse for Facilitators
Introduction
1. The Thinking Classroom
Summary
DVD Chapter: The Thinking Classroom
Background for Facilitator
Discussion Questions
Workshop Learning Experiences
Practical Applications
2. The Structure of Knowledge
Summary
DVD Chapter: The Structure of Knowledge
Background for Facilitator
Discussion Questions
Workshop Learning Experiences
Practical Applications
3. Meeting Academic Standards With Integrity
Summary
Facilitator Background
Discussion Questions
Practical Applications
4. Designing Concept-Based Units and Lessons
Summary
DVD Chapter: Designing Concept-Based Units and Lessons
Facilitator Background
Discussion Questions
Practical Applications
5. Concept-Based Instruction
Summary
DVD Chapter: Concept-Based Instruction
Background Information
Discussion Questions
Practical Applications
6. Leadership Roles
Summary
DVD Chapter: Leadership Roles
Facilitator Background
Discussion Questions
Practical Applications
Overheads to Support Discussions
Handouts for Learning Experiences
Resource A
Resource B
Sample Workshop Agendas
Agenda: Half-Day Workshop
Agenda: One-Day Workshop
Agenda: Two-Day Workshop
Day 2 of the Workshop
Workshop Evaluation Form

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