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DISCIPLINARY Knowledge, skills, understandings within one learning area
MULTIDISCIPLINARY Learning a topic across several learning areas simultaneously
INTERDISCIPLINARY Transferring the methods, models, processes or forms of logic from one learning area & applying these within another(eg applying math equation to calculate an ecological footprint)
TRANSDISCIPLINARY(word coined by Jean Piaget 1970)Focus on issues across learning areas, between them & beyond them, for the emergence of new & broader perspectives & for deeper understanding of the inter-relatedness of complex issues. Enables new possibilities & potentialities.
by Joy de Leo

Key resources we rely on:
NZEI "The Connected Curriculum";

  • The transdisciplinary evolution of learning by Basarab Nicolescu

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