Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom
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
- 2017 H. Lynn Erickson, Lois A. Lanning, and Rachel French
Choosing a Book Format
EPUB is the standard publishing format used by many e-book readers including iBooks, Easy Reader, VoiceDream Reader, etc. This is the most popular and widely used format.
DAISY format is used by GoRead, Read2Go and most Kurzweil devices.
Audio (MP3) format is used by audio only devices, such as iPod.
Braille format is used by Braille output devices.
DAISY Audio format works on DAISY compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream.
Accessible Word format can be unzipped and opened in any tool that supports .docx files.