Curricula Integration

Hudson, Peter (2013) Curricula Integration. In Hudson, Peter (Ed.) Learning to Teach in the Primary School. Cambridge University Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria, pp. 248-268.

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Targeting students’ learning is at the centre of education. In addition, education is promoted as a solution for addressing various issues; consequently educators seek ways in which teachers can meet societal needs and students’ learning needs, and address the overcrowded curriculum. There are debates on the defi nition of curricula integration and its place in education. However, ationalising the value of primary students undertaking curricula-integrated learning can provide motivation for primary teachers to devise and implement curricula-integrated lessons in the classroom. The Applied Learning Experiences highlighted in this chapter provide practical ideas for curricula integration that focus on combining achievement standards from the Australian Curriculum.

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ID Code: 64224
Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 9781107672826
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Teacher Education & Leadership
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Cambridge University Press
Deposited On: 12 Nov 2013 00:05
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2016 20:34

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