Common Core Interdisciplinary Units
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Call for Interdisciplinary Units - IRA Literacy Research Panel

Widespread implementation of the Common Core State Standards has provided a window of opportunity for teachers in the U.S. to reassert...
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In Common Core, Teachers See Interdisciplinary Opportunities | Education Week

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By Leila Heiten

Summary by ASCD SmartBrief

 

"Teachers nationwide say the implementation of the Common Core State Standards presents opportunities for interdisciplinary thematic units, in which educators of various subjects work together to teach a certain concept or idea. Bobbi Farrell, a social studies and language arts teacher at Messalonskee Middle School in Oakland, Maine, explained an example of the approach as teaching a social studies lesson on immigration or social classes by integrating literature, with books such as "The Outsiders."

 

 

 


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ILC - Interdisciplinary Learning Collaborative

The Interdisciplinary Learning Collaborative (ILC) is an innovative high school design that engages students in purposeful interdisciplinary learning, multip...
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