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ERIC Number: ED519292
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 119
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4166-1149-3
The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units
McTighe, Jay; Wiggins, Grant
Whether you are an experienced curriculum designer or new to Understanding by Design[R] (UbD), you will benefit from the latest design tools and the updated UbD unit Template 2.0. UbD authors Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe share their insights and the practical tips that have helped thousands of educators design curriculum based on the UbD framework. "The Guide" features a set of modules containing guiding worksheets and exercises that take you through the three-stage unit design process to: (1) Identify Transfer and Meaning-Making goals (Stage 1); (2) Develop performance tasks to assess understanding (Stage 2); and (3) Use the A-M-T construct to create more focused and powerful lessons (Stage 3). The new UbD Template is illustrated with fresh unit samples, and readers have access to more than 100 additional pages of online resources, including additional unit examples and helpful responses to frequently asked questions. Both novices and veterans alike will unquestionably benefit from this newest resource in the UbD series.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ASCD