ERIC Number: ED434406
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Selected Integrated and Applied Curricula in Wisconsin Secondary Schools. Bulletin No. 99110.
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.; Wisconsin Technical Coll. System Board, Madison.
This guide is planned and organized to enable learners to connect interrelated concepts, content, and processes. It seeks to establish relationships among past, present, and future experiences and learning and was designed to help educators communicate with other educators in Wisconsin who have developed integrated and applied curricula. For the purposes of the guide, "integrated curricula" refers to connecting academic and vocational/technical competencies. Applied curricula reflect teaching strategies that require students to use knowledge and skills in solving real problems. The manual reflects teaching strategies that require students to use knowledge and skills in solving real problems. It is divided into the 16 Tech Prep/School-to-Work consortia and is grouped according to high schools within technical college boundaries. It is further divided by the curricular areas: integrated curricula, applied curricula, and youth apprenticeship curricula. Within each regional area the guide is divided into disciplines, such as Agriculture Education, Art, Business Education, Family and Consumer Education, Health Occupations, Language Arts, Marketing Education, Math, Science, Social Science, and Technology Education. Also included is a list of high schools, along with contact information, that teach Center for Occupational Research and Development courses. A list of schools that have adopted block scheduling has been included. (RJM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Educational Change, Industrial Education, Secondary Education, Shop Curriculum, Technology Education, Vocational Education
Lifework Education Team, Department of Public Instruction, 125 South Webster Street, P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841. Tel: 800-441-4563 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.; Wisconsin Technical Coll. System Board, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin