Transdisciplinary Learning

Short & Powerful Micro-Course

This course is for those who already have experience with conceptual teaching and want to take their practice to the next level with transdisicplinary learning.  We can use conceptual transfer to transcend the traditional boundaries of the disciplines while also honoring the integrity of these centuries old ways of understanding our world. Please review the checklist below to determine if you are ready for this course. It's short and sweet, only the most powerful explanations and accompanying strategies that you can implement in your classroom right away! 

Participants receive a customizable portfolio with 14 specific instructional design strategies on how to foster transdisciplinary learning -- with step-by-step instructions and examples of how to use them. 

Course curriculum

    1. Course Welcome

    2. Course Purpose & Outcomes

    1. Types of Concepts & Types of Transfer

    2. Understanding Check

    3. Culture of Transfer & Conceptual Insights

    4. Application Time

    1. Harnessing Students' Lived Experiences

    2. Application Time

    1. Applying Ideas Across Fields

    2. Application Time

    1. Students Taking Action in the World

    2. Application Time

    3. Closing Lesson

    4. Course Feedback

About this course

  • $99.00
  • 14 lessons

Are you ready?

If you answer yes to all of these, this course is for you! If not, take one or more of our conceptual transfer courses first.

  • I habitually ask students what concepts they see across situations. Concepts are a main part of my teaching.

  • I regularly ask students to connect concepts in relationship to gain insights about how the world is organized.

  • I frequently ask students to transfer their learning to completely new situations.

Course Creator

Julie Stern

Julie Stern is passionate about creating practical tools for educators to design learning that promotes sustainability, equity, and well-being. She is a four-time, best-selling author of Learning that Transfers, Visible Learning for Social Studies, The On-Your-Feet-Guide to Learning Transfer, and Tools for Teaching Conceptual Understanding, Elementary and Secondary. She is a certified trainer in Visible Learning Plus & Concept-Based Curriculum & Instruction. She is a James Madison Constitutional Fellow, previously served as Director of Curriculum Innovation for a network of schools, and taught social studies for many years. Julie moves internationally every few years with her family.

Create Pattern Seekers

Empower your students to connect their learning to nearly every experience they have!

*Price is per person. Access includes one year from purchase date. Discounts for 10 or more from the same school. Email [email protected] with questions.