UbD – 5 Stage 2: Performance Tasks



This Learning Path, facilitated by Jay McTighe, co-author of Understanding by Design® (UbD), participants will explore the key ideas of Stage 2 – Performance Tasks, to become better equipped to plan assessments within the UbD framework. Through a variety of videos, collaborative discussions, interactive tools, hands-on activities, and reflections, participants will gain an understanding of performance tasks.

Learning Path Outcomes: 
  • Explore the development of authentic Performance Tasks;
  • Identify evaluative criteria;
  • Distinguish summative and formative assessment.


Additional information


Administrators, Instructional Coaches, K-12 Educators, Superintendents, Teacher Leaders

Continuing Education Credits

Act 48 (Pennsylvania), CTLE (New York)


1 hour


Jay McTighe

Jay McTighe

Co-author of Understanding by Design, Educational Consultant

Jay has co-authored 14 books, including the award-winning and best-selling Understanding by Design (UbD) series with Grant Wiggins. As an educational consultant, Jay has made presentations in 47 US states and 19 countries on six continents.