Understanding by Design / Edition 2

Understanding by Design / Edition 2

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by Grant P. Wiggins, Jay McTighe
     
 


Drawing on feedback from thousands of educators around the world who have used the UbD framework since its introduction in 1998, the authors have greatly revised and expanded their original work to guide educators across the K-16 spectrum in the design of curriculum, assessment, and instruction. With an improved UbD Template at its core, the book explains the… See more details below

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Drawing on feedback from thousands of educators around the world who have used the UbD framework since its introduction in 1998, the authors have greatly revised and expanded their original work to guide educators across the K-16 spectrum in the design of curriculum, assessment, and instruction. With an improved UbD Template at its core, the book explains the rationale of backward design and explores in greater depth the meaning of such key ideas as essential questions and transfer tasks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416600350
Publisher:
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
Expanded
Pages:
375
Sales rank:
43,336
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction.
1. What Is Backward Design?
2. What Is a Matter of Understanding?
3. Understanding Understanding.
4. The Six Facets of Understanding.
5. Thinking Like an Assessor.
6. How Is Understanding Assessed in Light of the Six Facets?
7. What Is Uncoverage?
8. What the Facets Imply for Unit Design.
9. Implications for Organizing Curriculum.
10. Implications for Teaching.
11. Putting It All Together: A Design Template.
Afterword.
Bibliography.

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