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Creating Standards-Based Integrated Curriculum: The Common Core State Standards Edition

Susan M. Drake
Format
Book
Published
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, c2012.
Edition
3rd ed
Language
English
ISBN
9781452218809 (pbk. : acid-free paper), 1452218803 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Summary
The Common Core State Standards offer a shared language that ensures consistency and accountability, while also giving you the flexibility to design a curriculum that's right for your students. Of course, knowing what you need to teach doesn't tell you how to teach it--and that's where curriculum integration expert Susan M. Drake comes in. In this new edition of her classic text, Drake applies the essential principles of standards-based curriculum, instruction, and assessment to today's unique challenges. Focusing on multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and transdisciplinary approaches, she provides guidance on: unpacking the Common Core State Standards; planning assessment task; designing instructional strategies; developing daily activities; helping students connect essential questions to enduring understandings. Included are new examples of exemplary programs, discussion questions, a sample completed interdisciplinary curriculum, and activity suggestions for building your own standards-based integrated curriculum. This proven resource is the road map teachers and curriculum developers need to navigate the unfamiliar territory of the CCSS and to develop a curriculum that helps their students thrive. --Publisher description.
Contents
  • Introduction: Personally seeking rigor and relevance
  • What is interdisciplinary curriculum?
  • Accountability and two-dimensional thinking
  • Snapshots of exemplary integrated programs
  • Doing the groundwork for interdisciplinary curriculum
  • How do teachers know when students have met expectations?
  • Putting the pieces together.
Description
xx, 207 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 190-195) and index.
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