UbD Summer Conference with Jay McTighe is SOLD OUT

June 26th - 28th, 2018 in Columbia, MD

An experienced educator and noted author, Jay McTighe provides consulting services to schools, districts, regional service agencies and state departments of education. Jay’s professional efforts are devoted to six inter-related educational goals:

• Improving the quality of student thinking

• Mapping the curriculum around “big ideas” and essential questions

• Developing the 21st Century Skills of critical thinking, communication, creativity, and collaboration

• Creating performance assessments for measuring what matters most

• Engaging students in meaningful learning around authentic tasks

• Teaching for understanding and transfer

A popular and effective speaker, Jay McTighe is available for a variety of presentation venues, from Keynote addresses to multi-day workshops. For further information, contact him via e-mail or phone, (410) 531-1610.

Professional Development Resources

UbD + Eduplanet21

Online modules on Performance Tasks – Design & Use

Follow Jay McTighe on Twitter

I am looking forward to working with 165 educators next week at the Understanding by Design Summer Workshop!

Memory: How Practice Makes Permanent by Dr. Judy Willis in Psychology Today Online. June 22 2018 https://t.co/tFGwDWQtKN https://t.co/tFGwDWQtKN

DISCOUNT – ASCD is offering a 25% discount on these Quick Reference Guides to Essential Questions through July 31. Click here:

TIME FOR TEACHERS – An interesting set of case studies exploring ways that six schools have made key programmatic and staffing decisions to organize teachers’ time in ways that support ongoing learning and collaboration. Click to view the 6 reports. https://t.co/5G9RrqB4Iq

To improve how we measure learning, we must examine 3 essential questions. How we answer them has "significant consequences." @jaymctighe https://t.co/6L2ZKoqrQ5

Unpacking this resource as I so often do. Essential reading for #bcedchat colleagues w/ our new literacy accessment's focus on essential questions (poor pun intended). Thank you to @jaymctighe and the late @grantwiggins for this foundational text. #InquiryMindset

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