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If you've ever worried that encouraging students' creativity might not help their test scores, then here's a book that shows you how to plan creative museum projects that target content standards and develop students' understanding of required subject matter.
Through photographs and lots of classroom examples, the author--an experienced curriculum director, teacher, and museum educator--guides you through every step of designing museum projects that teach students core content, along with valuable research and communication skills. To help your museum project along, the author provides you with a classroom-proven plan, including worksheets, rubrics, and advice on
(ASCD book, 2006) 7 7/8" x 9 7/8", 192 pages. Also available as an e-book!
In Building Equity, Dominique Smith, Nancy Frey, Ian Pumpian, and Douglas Fisher, colleagues at San Diego’s innovative Health Sciences High & Middle College, introduce the School Equity Taxonomy, a new model to clarify the structural and interpersonal components of an equitable and excellent schooling experience, and the School Equity Audit, a survey-based tool to help school and teacher leaders uncover equity-related issues. Built on the authors’ own experiences and those of hundreds of educators throughout the United States, this book is filled with examples of policy initiatives and practices that support critical standards of equity and high-quality, inclusive learning experiences.