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

Another illuminating commentary about grading from Tom Guskey. Tom reads the ORIGINAL research and offers sound syntheses and interpretations of the findings -- as well as the limitations. Here is a sample:: https://t.co/SUMrRJhWBg

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There's still time to book your place at the @Learn_Sci Formative Assessment National Conference in College Park, MD, next month and hear @tguskey, @SusanBrookhart, @jaymctighe and me talking about the latest thinking on assessment and grading: https://t.co/7SugHy2PWJ #DWFA19

In the second edition of Leading Modern Learning, authors @jaymctighe and @jgcurtis outline a reworked version of their blueprint for major education reform. https://t.co/z5i6K6ixrZ #edchat #ModernMeasures

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