Book Title: Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom (Corwin Teaching Essentials)
Author: H. Lynn Erickson
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