Jan. 15, 2010

Alan November Featured in Curriculum 21

Alan November has a chapter in Heidi Hayes Jacobs newly released book Curriculum 21: Essential Education for a Changing World. Through his contribution, Alan discusses how educators can rethink control in their classrooms by introducing new roles for developing empowered learners.

In this book, World-renowned curriculum designer Heidi Hayes Jacobs leads an all-star cast of education thought leaders who explain:

  • Why K–12 curriculum has to change to reflect new technologies and a globalized world.
  • What to keep, what to cut, and what to create to reflect 21st century learning skills.
  • Where portfolios and new kinds of assessments fit into accountability mandates.
  • How to improve your use of time and space and groupings of students and staff.
  • What steps to take to help students gain a global perspective and develop the habits of mind they need to succeed in school, work, and life.
  • How to re-engineer schools and teaching to engage and improve students’ media literacy.

Watch the video below to learn more about this book. Additionally, information is available at http://www.novemberlearning.com/jacobs.

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