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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.

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"Understanding Misinformation and How to Talk to People Who Believe It." A FREE and timely webinar series from the News Literacy Project. https://newslit.org/updates/understanding-misinformation-and-how-to-talk-to-people-who-believe-it/?utm_campaign=older-adults-webinar-jan15&utm_medium=email&utm_source=older-adults-webinar-series&emci=f89aecd8-5e75-ec11-94f6-c896650d4442&emdi=37bbdbcd-1376-ec11-94f6-c896650d4442&ceid=2594577

Take a listen to a newly-released NEW VIEW podcast from NAIS on which I discuss the use of "backward design" to construct a curriculum and assessment system that supports deep and relevant learning.
https://www.nais.org/learn/nais-podcasts/new-view-edu/bonus-episode-designing-backward-to-move-forward/

Creating visual maps is a great way of actively processing, summarizing and synthesizing new information. Here is a great example of such from a participant in my TODDLE webinar today. Great job!

Check out this article from my friend, Michael McDowell, in which he distinguishes Surface, Deep and Transfer oriented learning.

#NewsLiteracyWeek will be eventful. A rundown ⤵️. Spread the word!

1/24: @edwebnet webinar http://bit.ly/edWebNNLW22
1/25: #NLPChat here, 4 p.m. ET
1/26: Join NLP & special guest @jaymctighe http://bit.ly/TeachingNNLW22
1/27: National #NewsLitCamp on misinfo http://bit.ly/NLCMisinfoTW

7 Strategies Designed to Increase Student Engagement in Synchronous Online Discussions Using Video Conferencing
https://catlintucker.com/2020/05/7-strategies-to-engage-students-in-synchronous-online-discussions
#blendedlearning #onlinelearning #edchat #discussion #education #TOSAchat

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