Virtual Consultations Now Available!

Including webinars, curriculum & assessment reviews, and Q&A sessions.

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 Unit Planning Software
& Online Learning Modules

UbD Unit Planning

Online modules on Performance Tasks – Design & Use

Follow Jay McTighe on Twitter

Transferability! If that isn’t our goal in education, then what are we doing?! Echoing @jaymctighe @grantwiggins @robertjmarzano and my anchor, John Dewey.

I had the great honor of interviewing @jaymctighe yesterday on his thoughts in the current moment: how deeper learning is doable, what Curriculum Mapping 3.0 might look like, teaching for authentic transfer, and more. It's an easy listen.

Register today for the FREE 4/29/21 #QMOhio #AMM21 where @jaymctighe's keynote will examine the logic of backward design, review a three-stage framework for developing units, courses and training modules, and view an associated planning Template

My new book, Assessing Student Learning by Design, is now available from Teachers College Press! Read the reviews:

“It’s important to keep it simple: Formative assessments generally just need to be checked, not graded, as the point is to get a basic read on the progress of individuals, or the class as a whole.” 7 approaches to formative assessment.

Bolstering Executive Function in Middle and High School Students

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