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Stirring the Head, Heart, and Soul: Redefining Curriculum, Instruction, and Concept-Based Learning 3ed

by H. Lynn Erickson SAGE Publications, Inc
Pub Date:
12/2007
ISBN:
9781412925228
Format:
Pbk 280 pages
Price:
AU$84.00 NZ$86.96
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This updated edition of the best-selling guide to curriculum design for quality teaching, provides practical structure, planning tools, and specific classroom examples of effective curriculum strategies.


This resource covers a wide range of topics, including:
- Concept-based instruction
- Aligning local curriculum with state and national content standards
- Brain-based teaching methods
- Higher-ordering thinking skills
- Assessing and reporting student progress
- Creating a life-long love of learning

Preface Acknowledgments About the Author 1. Making Change in a Changing World The State of Educational Change Pressure Groups Sharing the Job of Quality Education A National Model for Concept-Based Curricula Making Change the Systems Way

"Erickson's work is a gift for teachers striving to prepare students for the exciting challenges of the twenty-first century. The concepts of teaching for global citizenship in today's world come alive with Erickson's clear, practical, and inspiring guidance."
H. Lynn Erickson is an independent consultant assisting schools and districts nationally and internationally with curriculum design. From 1987 to 1994, she was the director of curriculum for the Federal Way Public Schools in Federal Way, Washington. She is a recognized presenter at national conferences, and is featured in the video `Creating Concept-Based Curriculum for Deep Understanding` (produced by the Video Journal) as well as in videos from the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Her Corwin Press books include Stirring the Head, Heart, and Soul: Redefining Curriculum, Instruction, and Concept-Based Learning (3rd edition) ; Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom ; and Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction: Teaching Beyond the Facts.