ERIC Number: ED434885
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Bringing Standards to Life. A "How To" Guide to Contextual Learning and Curriculum Integration.
McAlonan, Susan; Hotchkiss, Heather; Urich, Laurie
This manual explains how to foster contextual learning and curriculum integration. There are 12 sections: "Contextual Learning"; "Connecting Academic Standards with Contextual Learning"; "Using Career Development to Add Context and Relevancy to the Classroom"; "Curriculum Integration"; "Guidelines for Bringing Out the Best in ALL of Our Students"; "Involving Community Businesses in the Curriculum"; "The Nature of Change"; "What to We Know about Adult Learners?""Teacher Externships: Things to Consider"; "Staff Development Techniques"; "What Works? 1999 Colorado High School Senior Survey"; and "Bringing Standards to Life References.." (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Adult Learning, Career Development, Cognitive Style, Context Effect, Curriculum Development, Diversity (Student), Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, High School Seniors, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Processes, Learning Strategies, Relevance (Education), School Community Relationship, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Colorado School to Career Partnership, Denver.; National School-to-Work Opportunities Office, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado