Category Archives: Curriculum 21

Teaching is the Highest Form of Understanding

Aristotle says: Teaching is the highest form of understanding Alan November, in the book Curriculum 21 by Heidi Hayes Jacobs,  lists “Tutorial Designers” as one of the six new roles…

Math Lesson? Empower Learners?

Here is what I started out with: Topic: Addition & subtraction of fractions, mixed numbers, improper fractions. You have: 4th & 5th graders A SmartBoard. 40 minutes You need: reinforcement…

Skype Jobs for Students

To piggy back onto my last post about Alan November’s call to make students contributors to their own learning, I wanted to share the “Skype Jobs” of my students. There…

Students as Meaningful Contributors

Alan November talks about the importance of making students contributors to their own learning. I have been following his work for years (seen him present in person a couple of…

Learning from a Book

You must have noticed that I have been reading and re-reading “Curriculum 21” by Heidi Hayes Jacobs. I have posted my first impressions and recommendation here and since then have…