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If you believe that an essential role of schooling is to prepare students to be successful in today's world, then here is a must-read book that makes a powerful case for why and how schools must overhaul, update, and breathe new life into the K–12 curriculum. World-renowned curriculum designer Heidi Hayes Jacobs leads an all-star cast of education thought leaders who explain
Here is your opportunity to get out in front of breakthrough ideas for educating a generation that you've been charged to nurture.
(ASCD Premium, Select, and Institutional Plus Member book, January 2010) 6" x 9", 251 pages.
Also available as an e-book!
Based on the work of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, this action tool supports teachers in engaging their students in learning the essential 21st century skills of critical thinking and problem solving, creativity and innovation, communication, and collaboration. A set of instructional planning tools makes it much easier and faster to design learning opportunities that integrate these 21st century literacies into lessons in any subject. And 45 ready-to-use classroom tools help students learn and practice 21st century skills in daily instruction.
(ASCD Action Tool, 2011) 224 pages.