Curriculum 21: Essential Education for a Changing World

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What year are you preparing your students for? 1973? 1995? Can you honestly say that your school's curriculum and the program you use are preparing your students for 2015 or 2020? Are you even preparing them for today? With those provocative questions, author and educator Heidi Hayes Jacobs launches a powerful case for overhauling, updating, and injecting life into the K-12 curriculum.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781416609407
  • Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
  • Publication date: 1/19/2010
  • Pages: 250
  • Sales rank: 48,161
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction by Heidi Hayes Jacobs

Chapter 1: A New Essential Curriculum for a New Time by Heidi Hayes Jacobs

Chapter 2: Upgrading the Curriculum: 21st Century Assessment Types and Skills by Heidi Hayes Jacobs

Chapter 3: Upgrading Content: Provocation, Invigoration, and Replacement by Heidi Hayes Jacobs

Chapter 4: New School Versions: Reinventing and Reuniting School Program Structures by Heidi Hayes Jacobs

Chapter 5: Five Socio-Technology Trends That Change Everything in Learning and Teaching by Stephen Wilmarth

Chapter 6: A Classroom as Wide as the World by Vivien Stewart

Chapter 7: Making Learning Irresistible: Extending the Journey of Mabry Middle School by Tim Tyson

Chapter 8: Media Literacy: 21st Century Literacy Skills by Frank W. Baker

Chapter 9: Digital Portfolios and Curriculum Maps: Linking Teacher and Student Work by David Niguidula

Chapter 10: Educating for a Sustainable Future by Jaimie P. Cloud

Chapter 11: Power Down or Power Up? by Alan November

Chapter 12: Creating Learning Connections with Today's Tech-Savvy Student by Bill Sheskey

Chapter 13: It Takes Some Getting Used To: Rethinking Curriculum for the 21st Century by Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick

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About the Editor and Contributing Authors

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2010

    Using 21st Century Skills in the Classroom

    Informative. I recommend this book for teachers who want to revitalize curriculum to meet the needs of our 21st Century learners.

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