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.

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Well-designed authentic performance tasks have two functions: 1) They engage students in meaningful applications of learning, and 2) Provide assessment evidence on learning outcomes that matter. Join me on 10/26 to explore these ideas from my recent book.

Assessment - ‘think photo album, not a snapshot’-excellent analogy @jaymctighe. How are we measuring students’ knowledge, understanding, skills & habits of mind for desired goals? Well designed performance assessments are one way to show if students can apply learning. @AACinfo

@jaymctighe will be talking about "Designing & Using Authentic Performance Tasks Using Rubrics to Evaluate & Improve Student Performance #assessment #rubrics #ChaptersConnect

Last call to register for my 2-part webinar on Design and Use of Essential Questions on Sept. 26 and Oct. 3, 2022. More info. here:

Has the time arrived for an assessment overhaul? @michaelbhorn addresses the 3 “legs” of an updated #assessment system created by education writer @jaymctighe and how it would produce a full picture of #education in schools.“

#futureoflearning #K12

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