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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.

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  • Deliberately Planning Play for Learning

    Teachers can guide young students’ play by sharing clear objectives and pulling inspiration from the world around them.
    Maggie Sabin
    392
  • A Recipe for Interdisciplinary Project-Based Learning

    Successfully integrating project-based learning across multiple classes requires careful coordination of learning outcomes and the teaching workload.
    630
  • How Literature Can Enhance Math and Science

    Teachers can use stories and poems to boost students’ understanding of math and science concepts while giving them extra reading practice.
    448
  • Incorporating Robotics Across the Curriculum

    There’s a place for lessons involving robots in every grade and every subject—not just science and math but English and social studies too.
    247
  • A Project-Based Approach to Teaching Elementary Science

    New research reveals that when science, reading, and math come together in rigorous hands-on projects, student collaboration, engagement, and achievement can soar.
    5.6k
  • 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.
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  • Facilitating Learning Through Imaginative Play

    Play is an essential part of life and can be fostered and strengthened in preschool classrooms to promote learning and growth.
    372
  • 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.
    6.5k
  • 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.
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  • 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.
    2.9k
  • Birmingham Covington: Building a Student-Centered School

    Educators take on the role of guides and motivate students to direct their own learning.
    6.8k
  • 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.
    2.6k
  • Using Science to Bring Literature to Life

    Combining science and literature can help students engage more deeply with both subjects.
    4.6k
  • 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.
    970
  • Resources for STEAM

    Discover information, examples, and tools related to incorporating aspects of the arts, design, and the humanities into STEM-based school activities.
    5.3k

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