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Curriculum 21 : Essential Education for a Changing World

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9781416609407

ISBN10:
1416609407
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2010
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ASSN FOR SUPERVISION AND
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Summary

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. Sharing her expertise as a world-renowned curriculum designer and calling upon the collective wisdom of 10 education thought leaders, Jacobs provides insight and inspiration in the following key areas:

- Content and assessment--How to identify what to keep, what to cut, and what to create, and where portfolios and other new kinds of assessment fit into the picture.

- Program structures--How to improve our use of time and space and groupings of students and staff.

- Technology--How it s transforming teaching, and how to take advantage of students natural facility with technology.

- Media literacy--The essential issues to address, and the best resources for helping students become informed users of multiple forms of media.

- Globalization--What steps to take to help students gain a global perspective.

- Sustainability--How to instill enduring values and beliefs that will lead to healthier local, national, and global communities.

- Habits of mind--The thinking habits that students, teachers, and administrators need to develop and practice to succeed in school, work, and life.

The answers to these questions and many more make Curriculum 21 the ideal guide for transforming our schools into what they must become: learning organizations that match the times in which we live.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
A New Essential Curriculum for a New Timep. 7
Upgrading the Curriculum: 21st Century Assessment Types and Skillsp. 18
Upgrading Content: Provocation, Invigoration, and Replacementp. 30
New School Versions: Reinventing and Reuniting School Program Structuresp. 60
Five Socio-Technology Trends That Change Everything in Learning and Teachingp. 80
A Classroom as Wide as the Worldp. 97
Making Learning Irresistible: Extending the Journey of Mabry Middle Schoolp. 115
Media Literacy: 21st Century Literacy Skillsp. 133
Digital Portfolios and Curriculum Maps: Linking Teacher and Student Workp. 153
Educating for a Sustainable Futurep. 168
Power Down or Power Up?p. 186
Creating Learning Connections with Today's Tech-Savvy Studentp. 195
It Takes Some Getting Used To: Rethinking Curriculum for the 21st Centuryp. 210
References and Resourcesp. 227
Indexp. 237
About the Editor and Contributing Authorsp. 245
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