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Middle School Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment : Handbook of Research in Middle Level Education - Vincent A. Anfara

Middle School Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

Handbook of Research in Middle Level Education

By: Vincent A. Anfara (Editor)

Paperback Published: 5th September 2000
ISBN: 9781931576765
Number Of Pages: 284

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This handbook explores the curriculum, instruction and assessment used in middle schools. The essays cover: curriculum integration - history and research; the relationship between middle grades teacher certification and teaching practices; and cohorts in middle level teacher preparation.

Introduction: Middle-Level Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Curriculum Integration: Theory, Practice, and Research for a Sustainable Futurep. 1
Exploratory Education in a Society of Knowledge and Riskp. 23
Developmental Appropriateness Versus Academic Rigor: An Untenable Dualism in Middle Level Educationp. 41
Culturally Responsive Instructional Processesp. 57
Every Student and Every Teacher: Grossing the Boundaries of Middle Level, TESOL, Bilingual, and Special Educationp. 75
Authentic Curriculum: Strengthening Middle Level Educationp. 103
The Relationship between Middle-Grades Teacher Certification and Teaching Practicesp. 119
Character Education Infused Into Middle Level Educationp. 139
Reculturing Middle Schools to Use Cross-Curricular Portfolios to Support Integrated Learningp. 157
Enabling "Algebra for All" with a Facilitated Instructional Program: A Case Study of a Talent Development Middle Schoolp. 181
Cohorts in Middle Level Teacher Preparation: Transformational Possibilities and Complexitiesp. 211
Conclusionp. 233
About the Authorsp. 237
Indexp. 243
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ISBN: 9781931576765
ISBN-10: 1931576769
Series: Handbook of Research in Middle Level Education
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 284
Published: 5th September 2000
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.42