Curriculum Integration in Contemporary Teaching Practice: Emerging Research and Opportunities, 1st Edition

  • Susannah Brown Florida Atlantic University
  • Rina Bousalis
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  • ISBN-10: 1522540660
  • ISBN-13: 9781522540663
  • DDC: 375.001
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 193 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

Teaching and learning practices that are interconnected and value all subject areas benefit K-12 students by supporting creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration. This book is an essential scholarly resource that presents detailed information on the benefits and implementation of STREAMSS (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, and Social Studies), an interdisciplinary curriculum that meets K-12 students’ diverse needs by placing equal emphasis on multiple avenues of learning. Highlighting topics such as educational science and technology, curriculum development, and instructional design, this book is an ideal resource for students, academicians, researchers, and librarians seeking current information on interdisciplinary education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Early Childhood and K-12 Education (AECKE) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
1: Interdisciplinary K-12 Teaching and Learning: Rationale.
2: Teaching and Learning Theories for an Interdisciplinary Curriculum.
3: Best Practices in K-12 Social Studies Integration.
4: Best Practices in K-12 Arts Integration: Curricular Connections.
5: Interdisciplinary Curriculum in K-12 Schools: Current Practices in the Field.
6: New Perspectives: Moving Forward in K-12 Education.
Related Readings.
About the Authors.
Index.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Susannah Brown

Susannah Brown, Ph.D. is Associate Professor and Art Education Program Coordinator in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Florida Atlantic University. Previously she taught at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and was also an elementary art teacher. She has been Principal Investigator for several elementary arts integration studies, and published research articles in Art Education: The Journal of the National Art Education Association; School Arts; Childhood Education, Infancy through Early Adolescence-The Journal of the Association for Childhood Education International; and others. Dr. Brown has won several teaching awards, including the Florida Atlantic University Innovative Undergraduate Teaching Award and the Florida Higher Education Art Educator of the Year Award, awarded by the Florida Art Education Association. Her research and teaching interests include environmental issues and arts integration and global citizenship and the arts. Dr. Brown is also a studio artist, and has exhibited visual art works in galleries and museums.