Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom (2nd ed.)

by H. Lynn Erickson, Lois A. Lanning, Rachel French

Series: Corwin Teaching Essentials

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  • 9781506390437
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Develop students’ critical thinking, abstract reasoning, and creative learning skills with concept-based teaching!

Take learning beyond the facts with a teaching approach that develops conceptual thinking and problem-solving skills. A Concept-Based curriculum recaptures students’ innate curiosity about the world and provides the thrilling feeling of using one’s mind well. Concept-Based teachers will learn how to:

  • Meet the demands of rigorous academic standards
  • Use the Structure of Knowledge and Process when designing disciplinary units
  • Engage students in inquiry through inductive teaching
  • Identify conceptual lenses and craft quality generalizations
  • SAGE Publications; February 2017
  • ISBN: 9781506390437
  • Edition: 2
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  • Title: Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom
  • Series: Corwin Teaching Essentials
  • Author: H. Lynn Erickson; Lois A. Lanning; Rachel French
  • Imprint: Corwin
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781506355399
  • 9781506390437
  • 9781506354309

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"This new, updated edition of Erickson’s Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom provides deep insights on how to create a thinking classroom by developing intellect and preparing our students for the 21st Century. This is a research-based, practical guide to designing curriculum and instruction that focuses on conceptual understandings through utilizing an inquiry-based approach. This book is bursting with examples and systematic strategies to engage and motivate our students. A must read for all 21st century educators!"