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Author Santone, Susan.

Title Reframing the Curriculum : Design for Social Justice and Sustainability
Published Milton : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (173 pages)
Series Kappa Delta Pi Co-Publications
Kappa Delta Pi Co-Publications
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copryight Page; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; About the Author; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I: What's at stake?; 1 What's the Story We Want?; 2 The Dominant Narrative: The Story of More; 3 A Different Narrative: The Story of Better; Part I: Culminating Activity: Defining Sustainability and Social Justice; PART II: What's at stake in our Curriculum?; 4 What's the Story We Want for Our Teaching?; 5 The Perils for Students in the Story of More; 6 Best Practices for Student Success in the Story of Better
Part II: Culminating Activity: Curriculum Self-AssessmentPART III: Changing the story: Curriculum Design with the stakes in mind; 7 Defining the Plot; 8 Creating Intrigue and Suspense with Guiding Questions; 9 Defining and Sequencing the Learning Outcomes; 10 Aligning Outcomes, Standards, Instruction, and Assessment; Index
Summary Reframing the Curriculum is a practical, hands-on guide to weaving the concepts of healthy communities, democratic societies, and social justice into academic disciplines. Developed for future and practicing teachers, this volume is perfect for teacher education courses in instructional design, social foundations, and general education, as well as for study in professional learning communities. The author outlines the philosophies, movements, and narratives shaping the future, both in and out of classrooms, and then challenges readers to consider the larger story and respond with curriculum makeovers that engage students in solving problems in their schools, communities, and the larger world. The book's proven method for designing units gives educators across grades and disciplines the tools to bring sustainability and social justice into experiential, project-based instructional approaches. Pedagogical features include:Specific examples and templates that offer readers a framework for reworking their units and courses while meeting required standards and incorporating innovative classroom practices. Activities and discussion questions that bring the content to life and establish ties with the curriculum. eResources, including a Facilitator's Guide, offering examples of fully developed units created with this model and an editable template for redesigning existing units
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Curriculum change.
Social justice -- Study and teaching
Sustainability -- Study and teaching
21st Century Learning.
Common Core.
Curriculum Design.
Curriculum change.
Next Generation Science.
Social justice -- Study and teaching.
Teachers & Teacher Education.
culturally responsive teaching.
curriculum studies.
education studies.
global education.
project-based learning.
social justice.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203728688