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Books; Reports - Descriptive
Regardless of your stage at implementing the design tools and using the improved template for Understanding by Design[R] (UbD), this companion to "The UbD Guide to Creating High-Quality Units" is essential for taking your work to a higher plane. This volume features a set of hands-on modules containing worksheets, models, and self-assessments that are essential for building more polished and powerful units. Modules address how to: (1) Unpack standards; (2) Identify valid criteria and build great rubrics; (3) Sharpen essential questions and understandings; (4) Differentiate the learning plan; and (5) Self-assess and obtain and use feedback from peers. UbD authors Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe provide rich examples and useful tips that have helped designers all over the world develop effective units and courses. Plus, to make it as easy as possible to create curriculum that leads to deep, meaningful learning, additional online resources are available as downloadable forms--including worksheets, examples, and FAQs--so you can create and save UbD templates electronically.