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New Curriculum for New Times

A Guide to Student-Centered, Problem-based Learning
Recent research on the learning process indicates that learning is facilitated by identifying and solving problems, when finding multiple approaches to problem-solving and when a problem has a 'real-world' significance. This book guides readers step-by-step through designing problem-based learning across the curriculum, and includes advice on managing and assessing student projects.

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  • Grade Level: PreK-12
  • ISBN: 9780803964990
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Year: 1996
  • Page Count: 200
  • Publication date: November 15, 1996

Price: $34.95



Clear examples show how to develop and assess your school's problem-based curriculum. Involve mentors from the community to help manage student projects across a wide range of subjects.


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Neal A. Glasgow

Neal A. Glasgow's experience includes serving as a secondary school science and art teacher both in California and New York, as a university biotechnology teaching laboratory director and laboratory technician, and as an educational consultant and frequent speaker on many educational topics. He is the author or coauthor of ten books on educational topics: What Successful Schools Do to Involve Families: Fifty Research-Based Strategies for Teachers and Administrators (2008), What Successful Literacy Teachers Do: 70 Research-Based Strategies for Teachers, Reading Coaches, and Instructional Planners (2007), What Successful Teachers Do in Diverse Classrooms: 71 Research-Based Strategies for New and Veteran Teachers (2006); What Successful Teachers Do in Inclusive Classrooms: 60 Research-Based Strategies That Help Special Learners (2005); What Successful Mentors Do: 81 Researched-Based Strategies for New Teacher Induction, Training, and Support (2004); What Successful Teachers Do: 91 Research-Based Strategies for New and Veteran Teachers (2003); Tips for Science Teachers: Research-Based Strategies to Help Students Learn (2001); New Curriculum for New Times: A Guide to Student-Centered, Problem-Based Learning (1997); Doing Science: Innovative Curriculum Beyond the Textbook for the Life Sciences (1997); and Taking the Classroom to the Community: A Guidebook (1996).


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Facing Today's Curriculum Challenges

Developing New Curriculum for New Times

The New Curriculum Approaches

Options for Teaching and Learning Today

The Problem-Based Approach

Changing Roles for Teachers

New Expectations of Students and Parents

Multiple Strategies for Successful Student Teamwork

Putting it all Together: Exemplary Projects


Developing New Relationships in Education

The Portfolio

Managing Problem-Based Experiences

Evaluating Student-Centered Learning

Ensuring that the Curriculum Measures Up

Inspiring Learning

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