Interdisciplinary High School Teaching: Strategies for Integrated Learning / Edition 1

Interdisciplinary High School Teaching: Strategies for Integrated Learning / Edition 1

by John Henrik Clarke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205157106

ISBN-13: 9780205157105

Pub. Date: 07/08/1996

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205157105
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
07/08/1996
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 10.95(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword written by James A. Beane.

Acknowledgments.

Preface.

1. Introduction: From Atomization to Integration.

I. CONNECTING SUBJECT AREAS.

2. Focusing Inquiry: Using Questions to Organize Learning.

Inquiry Showcase: The Human Impact on the Champlain Basin, Michael Long, Colchester High School, Colchester School District, Colchester, Vermont.

3. Fusing Subject Areas: Linking Subject to Subject.

Fusion Showcase: Humanitas Program, Richard Rorty and Postmodernism, Nina Gifford, Ray Linn, Neil Anstead and Chris Biron, Grover Cleveland Humanities Magnet School, Los Angeles Unified School District, CA.

4. Teaching Themes: Organizing Learning Around Ideas.

Thematic Teaching Showcase: Team Zenith: Integrating Teams, Themes, and Projects, Tom McGuire, Thayer High School, Winchester, NH.

II. FOCUSING ON PROCESS.

5. The Thinking Process: Multimodal Intelligence.

Thinking Process Showcase: Thinking Conceptually with 4MAT: A Case Study on Nationalism, Steve Boyle, Brian Walsh and His Students, Brian Nelligan and Kevin Martell, Essex Junction High School, Essex Junction, Vermont.

6. The Writing Process: Writing to Learn.
Writing Process Showcase: Writing to Understand Local History and Culture, Mary Elyn Carroll, York High School, York, S.C.

7. Computer Processing: Using Electronic Information.

Computer Processing Showcase: Using Technology to Learn aboutTechnology, Priscilla Norton, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

III. SOLVING PROBLEMS.

8. Problem-Based Learning: Meeting Real-World Challenges.

Problem Based Showcase: The Icarus Project: Studying Water Quality from Macrosystems to Molecules, Bob Benoit, Tim McClure and Robert Kuintzle, Paradise High School, Butte County, CA.

9. Science/Technology/Society: Complex Issue Analysis.

STS Showcase: From Minuteman to Star Wars; From Chernobyl to Yucca Flats: A High School Nuclear Chemistry Unit, Kevin Koepnick, City High School, Iowa City, Iowa.

10. Learning to Work: Experiential Learning.

Experiential Learning Showcase: School-Based Businesses: REAL Enterprises at Riverside High School, Cory NeVille, Kendra Austin and Rick Larson, Riverside High School, Chattaroy, Washington.

IV. ADAPTING SYSTEMS TO SUPPORT PERFORMANCE.

11. Integrating Teaching and Testing: Authentic Assessment.

Assessment Showcase: Student Trek: Assessment at University Heights High School, Nancy Mohr and Paul Allison with Students, Teachers and Parents of University Heights High School, New York City, N.Y.

12. Supporting Continuous Renewal: Systems Adaptation.

References.

Index.

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