About This Chapter
Integrating Math with Other Disciplines - Chapter Summary
During your progression through this chapter, you will view an interactive and exciting video lesson about the elements included in an integrated curriculum. You'll also find text lessons on strategies for integrating math with science, literature, art, and history. The lessons include quizzes to help ensure that you are grasping the concepts.
How It Helps
- Provides foundational understanding: You'll learn what an integrated curriculum entails and its importance, which will help you develop your own curriculum to fit your class.
- Lists a variety of activities:In these lessons, you'll discover different activities that incorporate of math into other subject areas.
- Improves student learning:Your understanding of the connection between math and other disciplines help you better assist your students who are having difficulty.
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:
- Create your own integrated curriculum
- Utilize activities with ease that integrate math with science
- Describe useful ways of mixing math with literature, art, and history to make learning fun
1. Integrated Curriculum: Definition, Benefits & Examples
Have you ever wondered what and how an integrated curriculum works? Learn about this hot topic that is shaping how teachers teach and students learn in the classroom.
2. Activities for Integrating Math & Science in the Classroom
This lesson explores the current trend of integrating math and science instruction into the classroom. We'll also look at various examples of activities you can use to engage K-12 students in learning science and math.
3. Activities for Integrating Math & Literature in the Classroom
Learning objectives now focus on integrating core concepts across the curriculum. This lesson discusses why integrating math and literature is important and gives examples of activities that can be used to engage students in this process.
4. Activities for Integrating Math & Art in the Classroom
Math and art together are not as foreign as you might think. This lesson highlights areas where they occur together in our world, and offers suggestions for how you can integrate them into your classroom.
5. Activities for Integrating Math & History in the Classroom
Combining math and history in the curriculum is important because they are both intertwined as math has shaped our history and vice versa. In this lesson we will discuss various examples of activities that can be used to engage K-12 students in learning history and math.
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Other chapters within the Instructional Strategies for Teaching Math course
- Standards & Planning for Math Instruction
- Creating an Effective Math Learning Environment
- Instructional Strategies for Student Achievement in Math
- Student-Centered Instructional Strategies for Math
- Teaching Critical Thinking, Logic & Reasoning in Math
- Using Technology in the Math Classroom
- Teaching Strategies for At-Risk Math Students
- Assessing Student Learning & Providing Feedback