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

Emma is actively "processing" our 3-hour session -- sharing thoughts, insights, and raising questions -- just the kind so thinking we want to engage in our students!

What’s been your best learning experience and why? Fascinating the commonalities we all share through vastly different learning. @jaymctighe igniting great discussions

A fun day at AIS - Kuwait City exploring Teaching for Understanding.

This article describes a simple, yet effective idea, for using art as a means of assessing understanding in various content areas. https://t.co/mcKOBGkHWX

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