A model for curricula integration using the Australian curriculum

Hudson, Peter B. (2012) A model for curricula integration using the Australian curriculum. Teaching Science, 58(3), pp. 40-45.

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Targeting students’ learning is at the centre of education. In addition, education is promoted as a solution on various issues; consequently educators seek ways for teachers to address societal needs, students’ learning needs, and the overcrowded curriculum. There are definition debates and issues around integrating curricula. However, the rationale for primary students undertaking curricula integrated learning can provide motivation for primary teachers to devise and implement curricula integrated lessons in the classroom. More exploration is required to present models for the practical implementation of curricula integration. This paper provides practical ideas for curricula integration that focus on combining achievement standards from the Australian Curriculum: Science and other key learning areas.

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ID Code: 54384
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Curricula integration, Science Education, Subject integration
ISSN: 0045-0855
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Primary Education (excl. Maori) (130105)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > Schools > School of Teacher Education & Leadership
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Australian Science Teachers Association
Deposited On: 10 Dec 2012 02:08
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2016 14:21

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