ERIC Number: ED390141
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Research Roundup, v12 n1 Fall 1995
In contrast with subject-bound education, integrative education promotes the construction of broad "mental programs" that require students to use skills and information in new, realistic contexts. Early childhood education has long been a model of integrative education, emphasizing the whole child and offering a wide range of experiences that enable a child to develop the skills necessary for discovery and learning. This brief reviews five publications that provide suggestions for helping educators construct and implement an effective curriculum. They are as follows: (1) "Planning Integrated Curriculum: The Call to Adventure" (Susan M. Drake); (2) "ITI: The Model. Integrated Thematic Instruction" (Susan Kovalik and Karen Olsen); (3) "Performance Assessments in Reading and Language Arts" (John T. Guthrie, Peggy Van Meter, and Ann Mitchell); (4) "Crossing Boundaries: Explorations in Integrative Curriculum" (Jane Braunger and Sylvia Hart-Landsberg); and (5) "Education 2000 Integrated Curriculum" (Betty Jean Eklund Shoemaker). (LMI)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Environment, Elementary Education, Integrated Activities, Integrated Curriculum, Student Evaluation
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of Elementary School Principals, Alexandria, VA.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management, Eugene, OR.