The 2020 Understanding by Design® Summer Curriculum Design Workshop

June 22-24, 2020 | 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

Our new book, Teaching for Deeper Learning: Tools to Engage Students in Meaning Making, is available now!

An amazing collection of rare historical photos!

Really enjoyed learning alongside the secondary staff about neuroscience and connections to #UbD. They are an amazing group of educators. #MASDproud @jaymctighe


Shelly Sanchez Terrell @ShellTerrell has compiled a list of
digital timeline tools to help students document and analyze the past. See:

A little light reading this morning. Pairs perfectly with @lisalibrarian @allisonrandom article Predictable information literacy misconception of first-year college students.
@grantwiggins @jaymctighe

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