ERIC Number: ED438474
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Blended Instruction: Integrating the Curriculum through Projects and Curriculum Alignment.
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Div. of Career Technology and Adult Learning.
"Blended instruction" is an approach to integrating high school curriculum around broad career clusters or areas of student interest and study. Blended instruction is intended to engage students in more challenging assignments, increase attendance, and increase student academic and technical achievement. This Maryland guide contains materials to help instructors lead workshops to develop blended instructional curriculum with teachers. The guide contains the following eight sections: (1) an agenda and information on how teachers can obtain inservice credit; (2) overhead transparency masters for an introduction to designing integrated projects; (3) information on designing integrated projects, including participant instructions, a sample completed project report, integrated project report forms, and an integrated project plan rubric; (4) sample technical skill standards (for business, management, and finance); construction and development; consumer service, hospitality, and tourism; health and bioscience; and information technology; (5) the dimensions of learning and blended instruction; (6) assessing student achievement; (7) school team planning and action plan; (8) resource materials (sample project summary, mini-grants announcement, resource list for technical skill standards, career connections fact sheet, career connections, local labor market teams list, map). (KC)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Career Development, Career Education, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Planning, High Schools, Integrated Curriculum, State Curriculum Guides, Vocational Education, Workshops
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Career and Technology Education Instructional Branch, 200 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Tel: 410-767-0518. Web site: http://www.msde.state.md.us.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Div. of Career Technology and Adult Learning.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland