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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.

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A modern education should strive to cultivate learners capable of self-direction and autonomous performance. Metacognition provides a key pillar of self-directed learning. Here are practical questions to jump start the metacognitive process.

There's been a lot of conceptual thinking about teaching online, but not quite enough actual how-to. This fantastic post from @triciaebarvia is definitely the latter: 24 structures for online teaching in a block schedule. Bravo.

Join Harvey Silver and I as we present ideas from our new book, TEACHING for DEEPER LEARNING, at the ASCD Virtual Conference on August 13. Register for the conference here:

Here is a sound and practical process for involving students in helping to set the stage for a safe and productive school year.

9 Ways Online Teaching Should be Different from Face-to-Face. Check out this informative blog post and podcast featuring advice from Melanie Kitchen, an Instructional Technology specialist. Thanks @cultofpedagogy!

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