This handbook provides an introduction to the interdisciplinary method, and offers practical suggestions about how to plan and implement it in the classroom. The author guides readers through specific steps that teachers follow in developing effective interdisciplinary unit plans, highlighting the practical application of planning principles and processes. Emphasis is also placed on the thinking processes involved in designing thematic and research-oriented thematic units. Key chapters discuss child development and interdisciplinary instruction, teaching requirements and concerns, common instructional strategies, and interdisciplinary instruction and the change process. Appendices include useful Internet sites, teacher-prepared computer presentations, and sample introductory lesson plans for interdisciplinary thematic units. For pre-service teachers of kindergarten through middle school.This handbook provides an introduction to the interdisciplinary method, and offers practical suggestions about how to plan and implement it in the classroom.
|Author||:||Karlyn E. Wood|
|Publisher||:||Prentice Hall - 2001|