Resources

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Tips for Moving UbD Forward in your Classroom or School

Understanding by Design (UbD) offers a robust curriculum-planning framework. However, UbD is not an easy planning process. When expanding the use of UbD for your classroom or school, we offer the following tips to ensure quality while avoiding "overload" to yourself...

Seven strategies for supporting student learning in a remote environment

By Jay McTighe and Giselle O. Martin-Kniep The Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically upended traditional schooling and made remote learning the “new normal.” Teachers are scrambling to offer some form of continuing education using virtual technologies, with the...

Taking District Curriculum Through the Three Stages of UbD

Imagine, for a moment, that you have been sent on a quest. You know that you are being tested and evaluated each step of the way, but you don’t know what the test is going to be or what you are trying to accomplish. As you set off on your quest, you come along a bunch...

Curriculum Leadership for Modern Learning: Webinar with Jay McTighe

Noted researcher, Dr. Robert Marzano, declares that a “guaranteed and viable curriculum” is the most significant district-level factor impacting student achievement. But what does it mean to have such a curriculum for the modern era considering today's challenging...