Integrated Learning for the 21st Century School.

One of the really great initiatives I have seen coming out of high schools in the United States is the idea of Integrated Courses. These involve teachers from different departments working together to develop units of work that integrate content from each subject into the one course. The benefit to students is the opportunity for them to contextualise their learning across each subject within the framework of the integrated course topic. In doing so, they develop critical and creative thinking skills, enjoy a more authentic learning experience and have much more control over their learning.

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