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Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom (Multimedia Kit)
A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development

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June 2009 | 96 pages | Corwin
Designed around H. Lynn Erickson's bestseller, this comprehensive multimedia presentation offers staff developers the necessary materials to help teachers engage the minds and emotions of students and nurture critical and creative learning skills. Facilitators will be able to demonstrate how conceptual thinking increases depth of learning and lead discussions about:

- Comparing traditional two-dimensional curriculum/instruction models with a concept-based, three-dimensional model

- Applying the structure of knowledge to improve teaching and learning

- Scaffolding thinking to promote understanding and knowledge transfer

- Defining the head teachers's role in implementing a concept-based model

Includes: DVD (102 min.), Facilitator's Guide, CD-ROM, Companion Book

 
About the Author
How to Use the Guide

 
How to Use the DVD

 
Additional Resourcse for Facilitators

 
 
Introduction
 
1. The Thinking Classroom
Summary

 
DVD Chapter: The Thinking Classroom

 
Background for Facilitator

 
Discussion Questions

 
Workshop Learning Experiences

 
Practical Applications

 
 
2. The Structure of Knowledge
Summary

 
DVD Chapter: The Structure of Knowledge

 
Background for Facilitator

 
Discussion Questions

 
Workshop Learning Experiences

 
Practical Applications

 
 
3. Meeting Academic Standards With Integrity
Summary

 
Facilitator Background

 
Discussion Questions

 
Practical Applications

 
 
4. Designing Concept-Based Units and Lessons
Summary

 
DVD Chapter: Designing Concept-Based Units and Lessons

 
Facilitator Background

 
Discussion Questions

 
Practical Applications

 
 
5. Concept-Based Instruction
Summary

 
DVD Chapter: Concept-Based Instruction

 
Background Information

 
Discussion Questions

 
Practical Applications

 
 
6. Leadership Roles
Summary

 
DVD Chapter: Leadership Roles

 
Facilitator Background

 
Discussion Questions

 
Practical Applications

 
 
Overheads to Support Discussions
 
Handouts for Learning Experiences
 
Resource A
 
Resource B
 
Sample Workshop Agendas
Agenda: Half-Day Workshop

 
Agenda: One-Day Workshop

 
Agenda: Two-Day Workshop

 
Day 2 of the Workshop

 
 
Workshop Evaluation Form

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ISBN: 9781412925334
£267.00