Curriculum Integration: Designing the Core of Democratic Education / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807736838
  • Publisher: Teachers College Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,001,409
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1 A Special Kind of Unity 1
Dimensions of Curriculum Integration 4
Elsewhere Beyond the Separate Subjects 9
The Current Interest 15
Ch. 2 Looking for Curriculum Integration 19
Pushing Past the Subject Approach 22
From Integration to Core Curriculum 24
Trouble in Paradise 29
Lost and Found 33
Ch. 3 Curriculum Integration and the Disciplines of Knowledge 38
What Is the Problem? 38
Inside the Subject Approach 41
Knowledge in an Integrative Curriculum 43
Beyond the Debate 47
Ch. 4 In the Place of High Pedagogy 48
Collaborative Planning 50
Performing Knowledge 60
Organizing and Using Knowledge 62
Creating Communities 64
Relationships 67
High Pedagogy 68
Ch. 5 In the Place of Tough Politics 71
Inside the Classroom 71
Among Colleagues 73
In the Gaze of Authority 75
Not My Child 78
Misreading Curriculum Integration 82
Ch. 6 I Found a National Curriculum 85
General Education, 1990s Style 87
Whose National Curriculum? 89
A Curriculum About What? 92
A National Curriculum Worth the Name 93
Ch. 7 How Fares Curriculum Integration? 95
Facing Reality 96
How Fares Curriculum Integration? 102
Bibliography 105
Index 117
About the Author 123
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