Some Interesting Video Links:
- “Anatomy of a Project: Kinetic Conundrum” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WW0vmgQEb78
- “An Introduction to Integrated Studies” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HoR3uZceNxs
Another wonderful video created by PBS and Edutopia is about Philadelphia’s Sustainability Workshop School Landraft project.
Some Useful Text References:
Alexander, Wallace, Dennis Carr, and Kathy McAvoy. Student Oriented Curriculum: Asling the Right Questions. Ohio: Natl Middle School Assn, 1995. Print.
Beane, James A.. Curriculum Integration: Designing the Core of Democratic Education. New York: Teachers College Press, 1997. Print.
Beane, James A.. A Reason to Teach: Creating Classrooms of Dignity and Hope. Chicago: Heinemann, 2005. Print.
Beane, James A.. “Curriculum for early adolescents, What is it and Why?.” Middle Schooling Review: New Zealand Association for Intermediate and Middle Schooling 1.3 (2007): 7-9. Print.
Brazee, Edward, and Jody Capelluti. Dissolving Boundaries Toward an Integrative Curriculum. Ohio: Natl Middle School Assn, 1995. Print.
Pate, P. Elizabeth, Elaine R. Homestead, and Karen L. Mcginnis. Making Integrated Curriculum Work: Teachers, Students, and the Quest for Coherent Curriculum. New York: Teachers College Press, 1996. Print.
Springer, Mark. Soundings: A DemocraticStudent Centered Education. Westerville, OH: National Middle School Association, 2006. Print.
Springer, Mark. The Watershed Whole-Learning Activities Book. Westerville, OH: National Middle School Association, 1998. Print.
Links to Other Articles:
Doda, Nancy, and Mark Springer. Powerful Thematic Teaching. Middle Web, October, 2013.