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Core skills and cross-curricular initiatives in secondary schools

Alison Tate

Core skills and cross-curricular initiatives in secondary schools

by Alison Tate

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Published by NFER in Slough .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementAlison Tate.
ContributionsNational Foundation for Educational Research in England and Wales.
The Physical Object
Pagination78p. ;
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17309737M
ISBN 100700513655
OCLC/WorldCa34014556

4 Defining Cross-Curricular Competencies • Ministry of Education • Draft January From this perspective, it is necessary both to value the different contexts of students' lives and learning environments and to define competencies in a way that is File Size: KB. Cross-Curricular Teaching and Learning in the Secondary School by Jonathan Savage, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Cross-curricular skills refers to a broad set of knowledge, skills, and work habits believed to be critically important to success in school and beyond. 3 years & up. Vibrant photos and engaging text with a splash of Crayola® color! Each book encourages children to create art and learn math concepts by exploring the world around them. Concepts featured are shapes, sorting, opposites, counting, patterns and comparing sizes books. Each book is paperback including 24 pages.

Our secondary programmes help students develop their literacy skills to succeed at school and in their future lives. Literacy for Learning. Literacy for Learning is our whole-school literacy improvement programme for secondary teachers and leaders. Skills Academy improves Year 7 and 8 students’ reading, rewarding their progress in a fun and. Whole-school initiatives such as the development of a minute core reading time every day and book boxes have been used successfully to establish good reading habits. The Literacy Special Interest Group, chaired by the Literacy Coordinator, is being used to identify and share the very best practice in reading throughout the college.


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Get this from a library. Core skills and cross-curricular initiatives in secondary schools. [Alison Tate; National Foundation for Educational Research in England and Wales.]. Innovative educators know that students preparing for the challenges of work and further study in our ever-changing world need to achieve fluency and comprehension—but they also need to develop higher-level thinking skills and build deep knowledge.

The following schools and districts are using edtech tools to integrate literacy skills across the S OUTSIDE. The past 25 years has seen a massive change in the secondary school curriculum both in content and delivery. At the same time as having to manage changes in the subject content of what they teach, teachers have had to respond to a steady stream of cross-curricular initiatives and themes which has been challenging in a variety of ways.

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Everyday low 5/5(1). The design of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English Language Arts (ELA) at the secondary level is organized to allow for cross-curricular instruction.

The literacy standards for the DLA discipline are similar to the literacy standards for the disciplines of history/social studies and science/ technical subject areas that begin in. Core Skills and Cross-curricular Initiatives in Secondary Schools, ().

Critical and Creative Thinkinbg: Strategies for Classroom Inquiry. Critical Thinking as a Philosophical Movement. Ripon Wisc.: ().Author: Robert Fisher. (shelved 2 times as cross-curricular) avg rating — 14, ratings — published cross-curricular themes in secondary education.

This report was a more detailed study of the prin-ciples and ideas contained in ‘Cross-Curricular Themes - A European Dimension’, the former pro-ject group’s first publication. ‘Across the Great Divides’ is one of the first publications trying to giveFile Size: KB.

In this post, author of Free Technology for Teachers, Richard Byrne, reflects on his experience with cross-curricular learning, evidence of its benefits for students, and how Kids Discover Online offers a simple solution for creating cross-curricular lessons.

In the course of a typical day, you probably find yourself using knowledge and skills from a wide variety of areas. Working from the key principle that there is no curriculum development without teacher development, Cross-Curricular Teaching and Learning in the Secondary School argues for a new, skilful pedagogy which embeds an authentic, cross-curricular approach to teaching and learning in the work of the individual teacher.

In the more foucssed applications, it does not become a "tips for teachers" book but exemplifies the application of these critical approaches. At a time when schools are enagaing more and more in cross curricualr and thematic learning and curriculum change, this book promotes a thinking approach to such developments.

There is additional motivation for schools to undertake meaningful cross-curricular integration – it makes the job of teaching easier. In the ancient world through to the s, educators and learners were polymaths, in that knowledge was interrelated and connected together.

Education was philosophy. Socrates and Aristotle were not described. Secondary schools should look to primaries for innovative ideas The creative curriculum is alive and kicking in primary schools, but it is in danger of being dead and buried in secondary education Author: Adam Webster.

The knowledge, skills and methods of teaching from different educational areas are applied in one common theme, idea and experience. This holistic approach is based on Author: J.

Savage. Cross-curricular working takes careful planning, but well done well it enhances learning and enables students to think beyond the confines of the school curriculum.

History teachers can set up projects with other subjects as diverse as Maths, English and Art. Non-school subjects, such as Archaeology also relate well to History.

Eleanor Byrne is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Science Education at Sheffield Hallam University. She specialises in cross-curricular teaching and learning in science and teacher-led continuing professional development. She has written and developed various cross-curricular classroom resources and has expertise in science education during the transition from primary.

Part of the Cross-Curricular Teaching and Learning in the Secondary School series, this textbook breaks the boundaries between curriculum subjects and the arts. It is timely reading for all students on Initial Teacher Training courses as well as practising teachers looking to introduce cross-curricular themes in their own subjects.

In cross-curricular instruction, skills and strategies become an instrument for developing reading skills, rather than the end result of the thematic study. Specific skills, such as comparing and contrasting, can be taught through structured and carefully planned lessons or more interactive lessons for those students requiring in-depth teaching.

Part of the Cross-Curricular Teaching and Learning in the Secondary School series, this timely, interdisciplinary textbook is essential reading for all students on Initial Teacher Training courses and practising teachers looking to holistically introduce cross-curricular themes and practices in secondary English teaching.

Arkansas ISD curriculum based on the Gates Foundation first edition maps. Common Core's Maps in English Language Arts translate the new Common Core State Standards for Kindergarten through 12th grade into unit maps that teachers can use to plan their year, craft their own more detailed curriculum, and create lesson plans.

Preparation for Future Problems — Using skills and knowledge from different disciplines is practice for solving problems outside school walls. Framed by a definition and supplemented with unit design steps, below are 10 interdisciplinary teaching activities and examples. To choose ones that suit your schedule, they’re categorized by : Marcus Guido.The introduction of generic key skills into the school curriculum has been limited.

The impact of funding to promote development within schools in two local education authorities was the .Yes No I don’t know Items Overall n % n % n % Teaching cross-curriculum skills requires additional preparation 42 32 9 1 Additional time is needed to teach cross-curriculum skills 42 31 9 2 Lack of courses about cross-curriculum skills in the universities 42 28 9 5 Activities about cross Author: Munise Seçkin, F.

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