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UbD® - 1 The Big Ideas of Understanding by Design

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This on-line learning experience is the first in a series of introductory Learning Paths. Guided by Jay McTighe, co-author of Understanding by Design, participants in this Learning Path will explore the concept of backward curriculum design, and teaching for understanding and transfer. Through a variety of videos, collaborative discussions, interactive tools, hands-on activities, and reflections, participants will be introduced to the big ideas of Understanding by Design. 

This Learning Path, facilitated by Jay McTighe, co-author of Understanding by Design, explores the key ideas of Understanding by Design.  This practical virtual learning experience is designed for educators who are just beginning to study backward curriculum design.  Through a variety of videos, collaborative discussions, interactive tools, hands-on activities, and reflections, participants will gain an understanding of the Understanding by Design framework.