Registration is open for the UbD Summer Conference with Jay McTighe

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

Online learning paths on Understanding by Design®

Online modules on Performance Tasks – Design & Use

Follow Jay McTighe on Twitter

Check out this Quick Reference Guide on The Formative Assessment Learning Cycle that I co-developed with Dr. Sue Brookhart at:
https://t.co/0dMevfMlIP)
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Did you know @dylanwiliam, @RStiggins, @SusanBrookhart & @jaymctighe will all be in Baltimore for the Formative Assessment National Conference this summer? Register by Friday to join them & take advantage of early bird pricing! https://t.co/TGRusrRSW4 #DWFA18 #WednesdayWisdom

Resources for engaging learners through Socratic Seminars
Videos from the Teaching Channel
https://t.co/aF7oimHuG3
New book by Alexis Wiggins
The Best Class You Never Taught: How Spider Web Discussion Can Turn Students into Learning Leaders
https://t.co/ZDk1jVl52m

This is why I love using enduring understandings #sschat #21stedchat #historynerd #ubdchat

Three recent reports for education geeks!

The Future of Learning
https://t.co/h3vfq8lT10
Skills of the Future: How to Thrive in the Complex New World
https://t.co/yrfv2OaZOK
Rethinking Learning Assessment
https://t.co/AmjHfDe2lw

Here is an 11-lesson unit around this Essential question: What is the role of journalism in a democratic society, and how can we become responsible consumers and producers of news and information in the digital age? https://t.co/QWIoD9oykF

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