An experienced educator and noted author, Jay McTighe provides consulting services to schools, districts, regional service agencies and state departments of education. Jay’s professional efforts are devoted to six inter-related educational goals:

• Improving the quality of student thinking

• Mapping the curriculum around “big ideas” and essential questions

• Developing the 21st Century Skills of critical thinking, communication, creativity, and collaboration

• Creating performance assessments for measuring what matters most

• Engaging students in meaningful learning around authentic tasks

• Teaching for understanding and transfer

A popular and effective speaker, Jay McTighe is available for a variety of presentation venues, from Keynote addresses to multi-day workshops. For further information, contact him via e-mail or phone, (410) 531-1610.

Professional Development Resources

UbD + Eduplanet21

Online modules on Performance Tasks – Design & Use

Follow Jay McTighe on Twitter

CASEL provides Sample Teaching Activities to Support Core Competencies of Social and Emotional Learning
https://t.co/fbmzLpcfF3

UBD and SBG go hand in hand. Our students deserve thoughtful approaches to educational design. Make your curriculum and assessment equitable, accurate, and meaningful for *all* students. @ThinkingMaps @tguskey @jaymctighe @NBPSEagles @jbrachfeldberne @drmcgettigan @USCRossier

How to Create Deeper Student Learning Experiences Through Authentic Questions a blog post by Shanna Peeples excerpted from her book, Think Like Socrates.
https://t.co/1CmFIrsDvl

Great information on teaching for understanding with the Understanding by Design (UbD) framework by Jay McTighe. https://t.co/ZO6C7wjGk3 @jaymctighe #PBL #PBLchat #edchat #UbD

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