The Understanding By Design Guide To Creating High-Quality Units / Edition 1

The Understanding By Design Guide To Creating High-Quality Units / Edition 1

by Grant Wiggins, Jay McTighe, The ASCD
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0133388301

ISBN-13: 9780133388305

Pub. Date: 02/13/2013

Publisher: Pearson

Whether you are an experienced curriculum designer or new to Understanding by Design® (UbD), you will benefit from the latest design tools and the updated UbD unit Template 2.0. UbD authors Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe share their insights and the practical tips that have helped thousands of educators design curriculum based on the UbD framework. The Guide

Overview

Whether you are an experienced curriculum designer or new to Understanding by Design® (UbD), you will benefit from the latest design tools and the updated UbD unit Template 2.0. UbD authors Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe share their insights and the practical tips that have helped thousands of educators design curriculum based on the UbD framework. The Guide features a set of modules containing guiding worksheets and exercises that take you through the three-stage unit design process to:

  • Identify Transfer and Meaning-Making goals (Stage 1).
  • Develop performance tasks to assess understanding (Stage 2).
  • Use the A-M-T construct to create more focused and powerful lessons (Stage 3).
The new UbD Template is illustrated with fresh unit samples, and readers have access to more than 100 additional pages of online resources, including additional unit examples and helpful responses to frequently asked questions. Both novices and veterans alike will unquestionably benefit from this newest resource in the UbD series.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133388305
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/13/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
369,085
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Module A: The Big Ideas of UbD

Module B: The UbD Template

Module C: Starting Points

Module D: Developing an Initial Unit Sketch

Module E: Different Types of Learning Goals

Module F: Essential Questions and Understandings

Module G: Determining Evidence of Understanding and Developing Assessment Tasks

Module H: Learning for Understanding

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