2019 UbD Summer Workshop

with Jay McTighe
June 24-26 | Columbia, MD

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 + Eduplanet21

Online modules on Performance Tasks – Design & Use

Follow Jay McTighe on Twitter

In an @ASCD webinar with @judywillis and @jaymctighe on #education and #neuroscience #ASCDwebinar — fantastic connections to arts integration and why it engages and motivates students so effectively.

STUDENTS WEIGH IN A survey conducted by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics samples 1,557 responses from high school students across the country to learn what they thought would increase student interest in STEM subjects. See the results:

As always, great guidance in how to design curriculum that goes beyond acquisition and recommends constructing curriculum not around standards but around authentic assessments and cornerstone tasks for deep meaning and transfer! @jaymctighe

@Learn_Sci's Formative Assessment National Conference in College Park, MD (July 29-31) focuses on grading reform and features keynotes from @jaymctighe and me and a @tguskey pre-conference workshop. For a $100 discount, use code DYLANFA2019: https://t.co/FYDWRXH5XJ #DWFA19

Grateful to Dr. Sandy Kleinman @JayMcTighe & Associates for helping us scrutinize and elevate our curricula PK-12 - aligning all the while with our Portrait of a DA Graduate.

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