How to Integrate the Curricula

How to Integrate the Curricula

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Overview

How to Integrate the Curricula by Robin J. Fogarty, Brian M. Pete

In this updated resource, Fogarty and Pete offer ten models that allow teams of teachers to work together to create brain-compatible, learner-centered classrooms by grouping elements from various content areas into a coherent curriculum that effectively meets standards. Each discussion includes a description of the model, its advantages and disadvantages, guidelines for implementation, and relevant reproducibles.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412938884
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 04/15/2009
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Robin Fogarty is President of RFA: A Robin Fogarty Company, a Chicago-based, minority-owned, educational publishing/consulting company. Robin received her doctorate in curriculum and human resource development from Loyola University of Chicago. A leading proponent of the thoughtful classroom, Robin has trained educators throughout the world in curriculum, instruction and assessment strategies.

She has taught at all levels, from kindergarten to college, served as an administrator, and consulted with state departments and ministries of education in the United States, Puerto Rico, Russia, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Great Britain, Singapore, South Korea, the Netherlands, the Kingdom of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.

Robin has published articles in Educational Leadership, Phi Delta Kappan, The Journal of Staff Development and The Middle School Lournal. She is the author of numerous publications, including Brain-Compatible Classrooms, Literacy Matters, Ten Things New Teachers Need, How to Integrate the Curricula, The Adult Learner, A Look at Transfer, Close the Achievement Gap, Twelve Brain Principles, Nine Best Practices, and From Staff Room to Classroom: Planning and Coaching Professional Learning, How to Teach Thinking Skills Within the Common Core: 7 Key Student Proficiencies of the New National Standards, Invite! Excite! Ignite! 13 Principles for Teaching, Learning and Leading K-12 classrooms

Robin received her Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education at SUNY, Potsdam, NY, and her Masters in Instructional Strategies from National Louis University in Evanston, IL. She is known as the teachers’ teacher and has mentored numerous colleagues in the art and science of working with the adult learner. She brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to all endeavors, has a wealth of knowledge in the field and conducts highly interactive PD sessions.


Brian M. Pete, co-founder of Robin Fogarty & Associates, comes from a family of educators-college professors, school superintendents, teachers and teachers of teachers. He has a rich background in professional development. Brian has worked with the adult learner in districts and educational agencies throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand and the GCC in the Middle East. He has an eye for the “teachable moment” and the words to describe what he sees as skillful teaching. He delivers dynamic, humor-filled sessions that energize the audiences with engaging strategies that transfer into immediate and practical on site applications. Comments from school leaders often say that it is the best PD the staff has ever had.
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Brian is co-author of: How to Teach Students to Think Within the Common Core, School Leaders Guide to Common Core Achieving Results,Supporting Differentiated Instruction: A PLC Approach, From Staff Room to Classroom: A Guide to Planning and Coaching Professional Learning, From Staff Room to Classroom II: The One-Minute PD Planner and The Right to Be Literate: 6 Literacy Strategies for the 21st Century. His works in progress include two pieces, one on inquiry learning with a focus on Problem-based Learning and the other on how to explicitly teach thinking skills in IB International Schools.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Heidi Hayes Jacobs
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
What Is This Book All About?
Why Bother?
The Theorists: Research on the Brain and Learning
The Practitioners: Abandonment of an Overloaded Curriculum and Adherence to Standards of Learning
The Parents: What Will Our Children Need 25 Years From Now?
The Students: Education Is a Vaccination
How Can the Curriculum Be Integrated?
10 Models of Integrating the Curricula
Agree/Disagree Introductory Activity
Four-Fold Concept Development Activity
Examples of the Four-Fold Concept Development Activity
How Do Teachers Use This Book?
1. Model 1: Cellular
What Is the Cellular Model?
What Does It Look Like?
What Does It Sound Like?
What Are the Advantages?
What Are the Disadvantages?
When Is This Cellular Model Useful?
How to Integrate the Curricula Working With Model 1: Cellular
2. Model 2: Connected
What Is the Connected Model?
What Does It look Like?
What Does It Sound Like?
What Are the Advantages?
What Are the Disadvantages?
When Is This Connected Model Useful?
How to Integrate the Curricula Working With Model 2: Connected
3. Model 3: Nested
What is the Nested Model?
What Does It Look Like?
What Does It Sound Like?
What Are the Advantages?
What Are the Disadvantages?
When Is This Nested Model Useful?
How to Integrate the Curricula Working With Model 3: Nested
4. Model 4: Sequenced
What Is the Sequenced Model?
What Does It Look Like?
What Does It Sound Like?
What Are the Advantages?
What Are the Disadvantages?
When Is This Sequenced Model Useful?
How to Integrate the Curricula Working With Model 4: Sequenced
5. Model 5: Shared
What Is the Shared Model?
What Does It Look Like?
What Does It Sound Like?
What Are the Advantages?
What Are the Disadvantages?
When Is This Shared Model Useful?
How to Integrated the Curricula Working With Model 5: Shared
6. Model 6: Webbed
What Is the Webbed Model?
What Does It Look Like?
What Does It Sound Like?
What Are the Advantages?
What Are the Disadvantages?
When Is This Webbed Model Useful?
How to Integrate the Curricula Working With Model 6: Webbed
7. Model 7: Threaded
What Is the Threaded Model?
What Does It Look Like?
What Does It Sound Like?
What Are the Advantages?
What Are the Disadvantages?
When Is This Threaded Model Useful?
How to Integrate the Curricula Working With Model 7: Threaded
8. Model 8: Integrated
What Is the Integrated Model?
What Does It Look Like?
What Does It Sound Like?
What Are the Advantages?
What Are the Disadvantages?
When Is This Integrated Model Useful?
How to Integrate the Curricula Working With Model 8: Integrated
9. Model 9: Immersed
What Is the Immersed Model?
What Does It Look Like?
What Does It Sound Like?
What Are the Advantages?
What Are the Disadvantages?
When Is This Immersed Model Useful?
How to Integrate the Curricula Working With Model 9: Immersed
10. Model 10: Networked
What Is the Networked Model?
What Does It Look Like?
What Does It Sound Like?
What Are the Advantages?
What Are the Disadvantages?
When Is This Networked Model Useful?
How to Integrate the Curricula Working With Model 10: Networked
Appendix A: Assessing Curriculum Integration: Units of Study
Appraising Curriculum Integration
Appraising the Integrity of the Breadth and Depth of the Curriculum Integration Unit
Sample Rubric
Assessing the Effectiveness of the Unit in
Terms of Student Achievement
General Rubric
History Rubric
Language Arts Rubric
Conclusion
References
Index

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