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Integrated studies combines curriculum from two or more disciplines, allowing students to see how ideas are connected. Teaching in such a contextual manner promotes collaboration, critical thinking, and knowledge retention.

Real-Life Examples

  • A teacher with his students looking at their waterwheel project.

    Develop real-world, multifaceted knowledge.
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    A teacher at the creek with students.

    Three teachers discover a new way to teach.
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    Boy watching a car he built out of CDs and a balloon.

    The value of social and academic teamwork.
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  • Girl watching a butterfly leave the cocoon.

    Students follow butterfly migration.
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    Elena Aguilar on classroom management.
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    A litle boy teaching about frogs.

    Integrating art, science, and current events.
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  • Kids out in the field using PDAs.

    Students make a real contribution to science.
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    A teacher helping students with a camera.

    Integrate digital media with core curriculum.
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    Kids out in the field using PDAs.

    Interdisciplinary projects dive deep.
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