Redesign education to empower modern learners and meet the needs of the 21st century classroom with Leading Modern Learning, Second Edition. Authors Jay McTighe and Greg Curtis will guide school and district leaders—as well as teacher and curriculum teams—through implementing a system of effective modern learning practices.

Benefits

  • Understand the necessity and value of education reform and updating school curriculum for the 21st century classroom.
  • Explore systems thinking and frameworks for backward-design that can be utilized by school leadership to develop action plans and guide school curriculum reform for modern learning.
  • Read an all-new chapter on change management and strategic planning for district and school leadership as well as new Notes From the Field, which highlight how to avoid potential missteps and misunderstandings that inhibit progress.
  • Utilize the appendices and free reproducibles to further your understanding of education reform, curriculum development, and school leadership for modern learning.

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Leading Modern Learning [Second Edition]

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1: Creating a Futures-Oriented Vision and Mission
Chapter 2: From Mission to Action
Chapter 3: Curriculum for Modern Learning
Chapter 4: An Assessment System for Modern Learning
Chapter 5: Instruction for Modern Learning
Chapter 6: A Reporting System for Modern Learning
Chapter 7: Leadership for Modern Learning
Appendix A: Sources for Futures-Oriented Thinking Tools and Processes
Appendix B: Sample Sources and Performance Indicators for 21st Century Skills
Appendix C: Sample Map of Cornerstone Performance Tasks and Transfer Goals

STUDY GUIDE

REPRODUCIBLES

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

BOOKS

  • Bellanca, J. A., & Brandt R. (Eds.). (2010). 21st Century Skills: Rethinking How Students Learn. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • DuFour, R., DuFour, R., Eaker, R., Many, T., & Mattos, M. (2016). Learning by Doing: A Handbook for Professional Learning Communities at Work (3rd ed.). Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Guskey, T. R. (2015). On Your Mark: Challenging the Conventions of Grading and Reporting. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Jacobs, H. H. (Ed.). (2014a). Leading the New Literacies. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Jacobs, H. H. (Ed.). (2014b). Mastering Digital Literacy. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Jacobs, H. H. (Ed.). (2014c). Mastering Global Literacy. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Jacobs, H. H. (Ed.). (2014d). Mastering Media Literacy. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Reason, C., Reason, L., & Guiler, C. (2017). Creating the Anytime, Anywhere Classroom: A Blueprint for Learning Online in Grades K–12. Bloomington: IN: Solution Tree Press.

WEBSITES

Introduction

Chapter 1

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Appendix A

Appendix B

Resources to Develop the Four Cs

Critical Thinking

Creativity

Collaboration

Communication