Clustering Standards in Integrated Units
- Diane L. Ronis - Southern Connecticut State University, USA
Teaching Methods & Learning Styles
Developing learning activities that are aligned with instructional goals and standards
Selecting appropriate instructional materials and resources that spark interest and facilitate individual connections to promote meaning and understanding
Evaluating student performance using an instrument that recognizes students' varied approaches to learning, knowledge bases, and cultural and language backgrounds while maintaining high expectations for all.
The book offers sample rubrics, templates, strategies for organizing a unit, and blackline masters for each of the planning instruments discussed.
Educators will learn to:
Plan and implement units that integrate content across multiple curriculum areas
Make instruction meaningful through the use of new information learned about the brain
Develop interdisciplinary lesson plans
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