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Planning Curriculum Connections: Whole-school planning for integrated curriculum

posted Jul 21, 2010, 3:55 PM by Paul Ketko   [ updated Jul 27, 2010, 4:32 PM ]
by: Kath Murdoch & David Hornsby

Austral Ed - Book Supplies from Australia or Mana Education Center
Eleanor Curtain Publishing, ISBN: 
 / 1997 / 145pg / Paperback
Grade Level: All

Planning Curriculum Connections: Whole-School Planning for Integrated Curriculum is a resource to assist teachers with planning and putting in place, integrated curriculum within individual classrooms and across the whole school. This resource books assists educators to create effective planning modules that support their work. The intent is to shift the focus from short term planning to a longer term model. As an alternative to teaching individual subjects in isolation, an integrated curriculum allows for a deeper learning environment. There are suggestions on choosing topics, managing time, planning effective units of work, timetabling, record-keeping, the role of specialist teachers, developing skills and strategies and assessment and evaluation.

Topics include:
  • Making it Matter: choosing content for integrated curriculum
  • Planning your day: curriculum organisation and time use
  • Planning the links: English, mathematics, technology and the arts
  • Planning for assessment and evaluation in an integrated curriculum
  • many more!

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