Understanding by Design
Score: 3.5
From 10 Ratings

Understanding by Design


  • Author : Grant P. Wiggins
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416600350


Understanding by Design Book Description :

Presents a multifaceted model of understanding, which is based on the premise that people can demonstrate understanding in a variety of ways....

The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High Quality Units

The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High Quality Units


  • Author : Grant P. Wiggins
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416611493


The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High Quality Units Book Description :

"The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units is targeted to individuals and groups interested in improving their skills in designing units of study based on the Understanding by Design (UbD) framework. This guide introduces UbD unit design and directs readers through the process. It is organized around a set of modules that move from basic ideas (e.g., the three stages of "backward design") to more complicated elements of unit design (e.g., authentic performance tasks)."--publisher website....

Essential Questions

Essential Questions


  • Author : Jay McTighe
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2013-03-27
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416615705


Essential Questions Book Description :

What are “essential questions,” and how do they differ from other kinds of questions? What’s so great about them? Why should you design and use essential questions in your classroom? Essential questions (EQs) help target standards as you organize curriculum content into coherent units that yield focused and thoughtful learning. In the classroom, EQs are used to stimulate students’ discussions and promote a deeper understanding of the content. Whether you are an Understanding by Design (UbD) devotee or are searching for ways to address standards—local or Common Core State Standards—in an engaging way, Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins provide practical guidance on how to design, initiate, and embed inquiry-based teaching and learning in your c...

Solving 25 Problems in Unit Design

Solving 25 Problems in Unit Design


  • Author : Jay McTighe
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2015-04-14
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416620440


Solving 25 Problems in Unit Design Book Description :

Curriculum design experts Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins have reviewed thousands of curriculum documents and unit plans across a range of subjects and grades. In this book, they identify and describe the 25 most common problems in unit design and recommend how to fix them--and avoid them when planning new units. McTighe and Wiggins, creators of the Understanding by Design® framework, help you use the process of backward design to troubleshoot your units and achieve tighter alignment and focus on learning priorities. Whether you're working with local or national standards or with other learning goals, you can rely on their practical and proven solutions to promote deeper and better learning for your students....

The Understanding by Design Guide to Advanced Concepts in Creating and Reviewing Units

The Understanding by Design Guide to Advanced Concepts in Creating and Reviewing Units


  • Author : Grant P. Wiggins
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2012-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416614098


The Understanding by Design Guide to Advanced Concepts in Creating and Reviewing Units Book Description :

"This volume features a set of hands-on modules containing worksheets, models, and self-assessments that are essential for building more polished and powerful units"--...

Understanding by Design
Score: 3.5
From 10 Ratings

Understanding by Design


  • Author : Grant P. Wiggins
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416600350


Understanding by Design Book Description :

Presents a multifaceted model of understanding, which is based on the premise that people can demonstrate understanding in a variety of ways....

Designing Brain Compatible Learning

Designing Brain Compatible Learning


  • Author : Gayle H. Gregory
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2006-06-08
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1412937175


Designing Brain Compatible Learning Book Description :

Integrates current brain research into teaching tools and strategies, discussing ways to increase collaborative and thinking skills....

Curriculum 21
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Curriculum 21


  • Author : Heidi Hayes Jacobs
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2010-01-05
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416612247


Curriculum 21 Book Description :

"What year are you preparing your students for? 1973? 1995? Can you honestly say that your school's curriculum and the program you use are preparing your students for 2015 or 2020? Are you even preparing them for today?" With those provocative questions, author and educator Heidi Hayes Jacobs launches a powerful case for overhauling, updating, and injecting life into the K-12 curriculum. Sharing her expertise as a world-renowned curriculum designer and calling upon the collective wisdom of 10 education thought leaders, Jacobs provides insight and inspiration in the following key areas: * Content and assessment--How to identify what to keep, what to cut, and what to create, and where portfolios and other new kinds of assessment fit into the picture. *...

Understanding by Design
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Understanding by Design


  • Author : Grant P. Wiggins
  • Publisher : Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
  • Release Date : 2000-01-01
  • Genre: Comprehension
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0871203863


Understanding by Design Book Description :

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