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

An all-in-one platform
for UbD practitioners

UbD Unit Planning Software
& Online Learning Modules

Online Modules on Performance
Tasks – Design & Use

Online Professional Development on
Teaching for Deeper Learning

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Creating visual maps is a great way of actively processing, summarizing and synthesizing new information. Here is a great example of such from a participant in my TODDLE webinar today. Great job!

Check out this article from my friend, Michael McDowell, in which he distinguishes Surface, Deep and Transfer oriented learning.

#NewsLiteracyWeek will be eventful. A rundown ⤵️. Spread the word!

1/24: @edwebnet webinar
1/25: #NLPChat here, 4 p.m. ET
1/26: Join NLP & special guest @jaymctighe
1/27: National #NewsLitCamp on misinfo

7 Strategies Designed to Increase Student Engagement in Synchronous Online Discussions Using Video Conferencing
#blendedlearning #onlinelearning #edchat #discussion #education #TOSAchat

The News Literacy Project is a well-designed and greatly needed program to develop media literacy and critical thinking skills in this era of misinformation. This free webinar provides an overview of NLP and its new resources for educators.

Looking to bring your A- game to assessment creation?

Join @jaymctighe at our virtual event to understand the key ideas of stage 2 of UbD and and unfold examples of performance assessment tasks.

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