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
Software

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. https://twitter.com/visiblelearning/status/1380530963864768512

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. https://go.newsela.com/Learning-Recovery-Jay-McTighe-ODC.html#details

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 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/online-2021-ohio-quality-matters-consortium-annual-member-meeting-registration-146988058239

My new book, Assessing Student Learning by Design, is now available from Teachers College Press! Read the reviews: https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.9/4ba.49d.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Book-Flier.pdf

“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.
https://www.edutopia.org/article/7-smart-fast-ways-do-formative-assessment

Bolstering Executive Function in Middle and High School Students http://www.edutopia.org/video/bolstering-executive-function-middle-and-high-school-students

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