Cross-Curricular Learning 3-14
- Jonathan Barnes - Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
Teaching Methods & Learning Styles | Teaching in Primary Schools | Teaching the Curriculum
Revised and updated to reflect current curriculum policy and contemporary research, this third edition includes:
· Coverage of the 2014 National Curriculum in England and the implications for cross-curricular practice
· More case studies from across the curriculum, from different age groups and exploring different aspects of teaching
· Improved coverage of cross-curricular practice in the Early Years Foundation Stage.
A truly enjoyable read and an essential book for early years practitioners. This book explores the importance of implementing a cross curricular approach to learning and teaching.
This is an accessible book that considers theories of interdisciplinary learning mainly within a primary school context. Its use of case studies will be of particular interest to students of primary education exploring how to make cross-curricular learning work effectively, though there may also be useful lessons for teachers who are aiming to build cross-curricular learning into the first few years of pupils' secondary school experience. This book provides food for thought for those planning a context-rich curriculum for their learners.
This provides a good overview of cross-curricular approaches. It provides students with a good background to cross-curricular theory.
A comprehensive book which explores issues related to cross-curricular teaching and learning. There don't seem to be many books which cover this issue, Barnes explores this issue thoughtfully.
This is an informative book very useful for aspiring and practicing teachers, several students on this leadership course have found it valuable and recommended it to their staff.
This text acknowledges how the curriculum needs to reflect the priorities facing the next generation whilst also examining key theorists and perspectives on curriculum design and collaborative learning. Though addressing some complex issues, the text is written in an accessible format that will supplement any students knowledge and will encourage individuals to challenge their thinking.
This excellent book supports students' understanding of cross-curricular work with children and how creativity can be a potent force in learning. Ownership of a copy is encouraged!
Essential text for all ITE students and indeed practising teachers. In the current climate of an overcrowded curriculum, this explains the various models of cross curricular teaching and learning in a clear, concise manner, making links between theory and practice.
This is an essential book for primary teachers who want to discover more about taking a creative and cross curricular approach to teaching and learning
There are numerous examples of case studies which are very useful and are used in seminars as it allows students to discuss the various scenarios, reflect on their own expereinces and make decisons as to how this will impact on their future practice.
Chapter 10 is also useful as assessessing cross-curricular work can be difficult but this chapter makes it clear and give specific examples.