Helpful Books on Integrating Curricula

Alexander, Wallace M., with Carr, Dennis, and McAvoy, Kathy, Student-Oriented Curriculum: Asking the Right Questions. National Middle School Association, Columbus, OH: 1995.

Brady, Marion, What’s Worth Teaching? Selecting, Organizing, and Integrating Knowledge. State University of New York Press, Albany, NY: 1989.

Burns, Rebecca Crawford, Dissolving the Boundaries: Planning for Curriculum Integration in Middle and Secondary Schools. Appalachia Educational Laboratory, Charleston, WV: 1995.

Clarke, John H., and Agne, Russell M, Interdisciplinary High School Teaching: Strategies for Integrated Learning. Allyn and Bacon, Reading, MA: 1997.

Fogarty, Robin, The Mindful School: How to Integrate the Curricula. Skylight Publishing, Palatine, IL: 1991.

Jacobs, Heidi Hayes, Editor, Interdisciplinary Curriculum: Design and Implementation. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA: 1989.

Katz, Lilian G., Chard, S., Engaging Children’s Minds: The Project Approach. Ablex Press, Norwood, NJ: 1989.

Levy, Steven, Starting from Scratch: One Classroom Builds Its Own Curriculum. Heinemann, Portsmouth, NH: 1996.

Springer, Mark, Watershed: A Successful Voyage Into Integrative Learning. National Middle School Association, Columbus, OH: 1994.

Stevens, Robert L., Gavels to Gravestones: Seven Middle School Social Studies Activities. New England League of Middle Schools, Topsfield, MA: 1990.

Stevenson, Chris, and Carr, Judy F., Editors, Integrated Studies in the Middle Grades: “Dancing Through Walls.” Teachers College Press, New York: 1993.

Tchudi, Stephen, and Lafer, Stephen, The Interdisciplinary Teacher’s Handbook: Integrated Teaching Across the Curriculum. Boynton/Cook, Portsmouth, NH: 1996.

Vars, Gordon F., Interdisciplinary Teaching: Why and How. National Middle School Association, Columbus, OH: 1993.

Wigginton, Eliot, Sometimes a Shining Moment: The Foxfire Experience. Anchor Books, Garden City, NY: 1985.