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Integrated Studies

Discover innovations and best practices for combining multiple academic subjects to prepare students for a world where all knowledge is integrated.

  • Middle school student speaks in front of her class

    Using the Election as a Teaching Tool

    With careful planning, teachers can use the election to foster social and emotional learning and connect math, literacy, and social studies lessons.
    Erica Silva
    848
  • Boy pretends to have a store at home and his mother is the customer

    Using Themes to Give Young Students a Sense of Purpose

    Weekly themes like Chef Week make school fun while giving students a way to connect all the things they’re learning.
    346
  • An illustration concept of STEM and history

    Building Critical Thinkers by Combining STEM With History

    By asking students to explore the history of scientific discoveries, we get them to view their world with more wonder—and more skepticism—and condition their minds to think about causes and effects.
    2.8k
  • A toddler in a red and white outfit holding an open book in front of a blackboard covered in advanced math formulas

    Learning Math by Seeing It as a Story

    An English teacher co-teaching trigonometry asked students to explain an equation to a child and to turn discrete problems into a story.
    8.8k
  • Teacher works with students on reading at Concourse Village.

    How a Literacy-First Program Revived a School

    A Title I school in the Bronx is dramatically improving student outcomes—one book at a time.
    6.2k
  • Young students are working at tables in a large multipurpose room with large colorful-shaped decorations hanging from the ceiling.

    Birmingham Covington: Building a Student-Centered School

    Educators take on the role of guides and motivate students to direct their own learning.
    8.6k
  • Model of a pyramid built by a student

    Creating a Student-Run Museum in Your Classroom

    Letting students establish a museum exhibit with everyday items offers an opportunity to sharpen their storytelling skills.
    2.8k
  • Illustration concept showing math and language arts

    Connecting Math and Science to Reading and Writing

    Educators in K-12 classrooms are exploring unique ways to bridge the gap between math, science, and literacy.
    1.7k
  • Photo of two boys playing violins

    Resources for STEAM

    Discover information, examples, and tools related to incorporating aspects of the arts, design, and the humanities into STEM-based school activities.
    6.8k
  • Two elementary school girls wearing backpacks, looking in a large tank at an aquarium

    The Math All Around Us

    A middle school math teacher on how to make real-world math connections during field trips and interdisciplinary projects.
    1.6k
  • Arts Integration: Resource Roundup

    All points of arts integration -- from benefits and implementation to linking the arts with core curriculum -- are covered in this roundup of useful Edutopia blog posts, articles, and videos.
    3.7k
  • Science Literacy: Sparking Curiosity and Solving Real-World Problems

    Sparking Curiosity and Solving Real-World Problems

    See how students apply their literacy skills to explore science problems outside classroom walls.
    3k
  • A young girl points to a book a teacher is holding as other children watch.

    Using Stories to Teach Math

    Teaching literacy and math at once helps make the most of class time while deepening young students’ understanding in both subjects.
    2.2k
  • A student works at a desk in front of a whiteboard covered with equations.

    Computational Thinking Across the Curriculum

    Four of the skills used to solve computer science problems can be applied in other classes as well.
    2.6k

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