Transitioning to Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction: How to Bring Content and Process Together
A cutting-edge model for 21st century curriculum and instruction
How can you spot a thinking child? Look at the eyes: they’ll light up, signaling that transformative moment when your student has finally grasped that big idea behind critical academic content. If experiences like this are all too rare in your school, then you need a curriculum and instruction model that’s more inquiry-driven and idea-centered. Now.
We’re all looking for the best curriculum and instruction model to meet the changing demands of the 21st century. This is it.
"With the onset of the Common Core and new national content standards, concept-based learning is now more crucial than ever. Erickson and Lanning are ′ahead of the curve′ in providing teachers and curriculum leaders with rich instructional strategies to meet these challenging standards. This is an essential book for planning tomorrow’s curricula today."
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These two seasoned professionals have been working on high level learning experiences for many years. This book Is the best one they have published and it is a must read for every teacher librarian ... Read full review
About the Authors
From an ObjectivesBased to
Problems With Traditional Content Objectives
TwoDimensional Versus ThreeDimensional Curriculum
The Structure of Knowledge
The Structure of Process
How the Structure of Process Guides Curriculum
Four Critical Aspects of ConceptBased Pedagogy
What Do District Leaders Need to Understand About
The Developing ConceptBased Student
What Do Teachers Need to Understand About Concept