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

I recommend this newsletter, How to Coach for Thinking, Not Imitation, containing several practical articles that differentiate between coaching to develop skills and coaching for thinking.

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"When students are engaged in work that is meaningful & authentic, they are unlikely to ask: 'Why are we doing this?' or 'Who would ever use this?' as they might when only learning de-contextualized facts & skills." @jaymctighe & @GiselleLCI

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