One of the buzz terms in education these days is Concept-Based Learning (or Teaching or Curriculum). Although the idea has been around for decades, it is gaining momentum with the implementation of the Iowa Core Curriculum. I believe this is going to be a confusing transition to thorough understanding and have decided to collect sources about Concept-Based Learning (or Teaching or Curriculum) here.



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H. Lynn Erickson
Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction Google Book Link
Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction PDF
Learning Through Big Ideas
An educational strategy discussed on Moving Beyond the Page: Homeschool Curriculum for Creative, Hands-On, and Gifted Learners
Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction Wiki
Links for the concept-based topic on Dare To Differentiate Wiki