Resources

Project Based Learning

  1. Zhao (2012) World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students  An erudite study focused on international education and the need for
  2. Project Based Learning: Overview A good overview of the field in general, with critique.
  3. http://www.bie.org/research A clearning house of research from The Buck Institute for Education (BIE) who are “dedicated to improving 21st Century teaching and learning throughout the world by creating and disseminating products, practices and knowledge for effective Project Based Learning (PBL).” This group has  become a well respected educational organization focused on PBL.
  4. Newell (2003) Passion for Learning: How Project-Based Learning Meets the Needs of 21st Century Students A serious look at the Edvisions methods which have pioneered Student Driven Project Based Learning.
  5. Berger (2003) An Ethic of Excellence: Building a Culture of Craftsmanship with Students A book that gets to the heart of the process in student driven PBL and studies in general–creating the culture for effective praxis.
  6. Stolk et al. (2005) Student-Directed, Project-Based Learning in an Integrated Course Block Interesting look at research from a course that focused student directed project methods.
  7. Excellent PBL presentations from Jonathan Martin
  8. The Routledge International Handbook of Innovation Education:  New and well respected in the field.  The sections on PBL are especially rich…. so are the sections on Maths and Sciences in PBL.

Interdisciplinary Innovation

Sources that Inspire this presentation

Blackwell, A. F., Wilson, L., Street, A., Boulton, C., & Knell, J. (2009). Radical innovation: Crossing knowledge boundaries with interdisciplinary teams. University of Cambridge/NESTA Report. Cambridge, UK: University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory. See Retrieved from Google Scholar.

Buckler, J. (NA). Toward a new model of general education at Harvard College

Springer, M. (2006). Soundings: A democratic student-centered education. Ohio: National Middle School Association.

Beane, J. (1997) ‘Curriculum Integration: Designing the Core of Democratic Education.  New York: Teachers’ College Press.

Clark (1996) Interdisciplinary High School Teaching: Strategies for Integrated Learning

The Network for Transdisciplinary Research

ILC – Interdisciplinary Learning Collaborative [Video below]

Klein and Newell (2002) Strategies for Using Interdisciplinary Resources Across K-16. Issues in Integrative Studies. Oxford Ohio: Miami University1

1 Sources from Klein (2002)

  1. Beane, J. 1993. A Middle School Curriculum: From Rhetoric to Reality (2nd ed.). Columbus, OH: National Middle School Association.Burns, R.C. 1995. Dissolving the Boundaries: Planning for Curriculum Integration in Middle and Secondary Schools. Charleston, WV: Appalachia
  2. Educational Laboratory. Accompanying Facilitator’s Guide co-written with Beth D. Sattes.Clark, Jr., E.T. 2002. Designing and Implementing anIntegrated Curriculum: A Student-Centered Approach (4th Printing). Brandon, VT: Holistic Education Press.
  3. Clarke, J., & Agne, R. (Eds.). 1997.Interdisciplinary High School Teaching: Strategies for Integrated Learning. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
  4. Ellis, A., & Stuen, C. 1998. The Interdisciplinary Curriculum. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education.
  5. Fogarty, R. 1993. Integrating the Curricula: A Collection. Palatine, IL: IRI/ Skylight Publishing.
  6. Integrated Curriculum. 1995. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. A resource packet.
  7. Interdisciplinary/Integrated Curriculum. n.d. ERS Info-File #128. Arling- ton, VA: Educational Research Services.
  8. Jacobs, H.H. (Ed.). 1989. Interdisciplinary Curriculum: Design and Imple- mentation. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
  9. Vars, G.F. 1993. Interdisciplinary Teaching: Why and How (Rev. ed.). Westerville, OH: National Middle School Association.
  10. Winebrug, S., & Grossman P. (Eds.). 2000. Interdisciplinary Curriculum: Challenges to Implementation. New York: Teachers’ College Press.