Curriculum and Instructional Methods for the Elementary and Middle School
For Elementary and Middle School Curriculum Development and Methods classes.Unlike texts that focus on either the "how" or "what" of teaching, Curriculum and Instructional Methods for the Elementary and Middle School explores both the "how" (instruction) and "what" (content), and provides an integrative approach to ensure teachers a broad knowledge base when they enter the classroom.
- Paperback | 408 pages
- 203.2 x 251.5 x 22.9mm | 725.76g
- 15 Apr 2005
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 6th edition
Table of contents
I. EXPLORING FOUNDATIONAL CONTEXTS AND CURRICULUM CHANGES. 1. Curriculum Today: Influences and Challenges. 2. How Children Learn: Similarities and Differences. II. DELIVERY OF INSTRUCTION: HOW TEACHERS TEACH. 3. Classroom Management: Planning and Guiding Learning Experiences. 4. Exposition and Discussion Strategies. 5. Inquiry Teaching Strategies. 6. Curriculum Planning: The Teaching Unit. 7. Strategies for Assessing and Communicating Learning Progress. III. IMPLEMENTING THE CURRICULUM. 8. Teaching English Language Arts. 9. Social Experiences: The Nature of the Social Studies. 10. Mathematics Education. 11. Science Education. 12. Physical and Health Education. 13. Arts Education. IV. PROFESSIONAL GROWTH. 14. Professional Development and Teacher Leadership-Personal Responsibilities. Appendix A. Bibliography. Author Index. Subject Index.