Part of UbD
Understanding by Design is a curriculum and assessment planning framework widely used across the world. The focus of Understanding by Design is teaching for understanding and transfer. This Learning Path, in which participants will explore the key ideas of Stage 2 - Assessment Evidence, will help educators become better equipped to plan curriculum and assessments within the UbD framework.
This Learning Path, facilitated by Jay McTighe, co-author of Understanding by Design, provides participants with information about the importance of assessment evidence. This practical learning experience is designed for educators who are beginning their study of backward curriculum design. Through a variety of videos, collaborative discussions, interactive tools, hands-on activities, and reflections, participants will gain an understanding of backward curriculum design.
Explain the meaning of the phrase, “think like an assessor;”
Self-assess your use of a variety of types of assessments; and
Access to practical tools and approaches for applying backward curriculum design
An expanded professional network for sharing and collaborating.
Classroom Teachers, Curriculum Directors
The Learning Path consists of two modules that can be completed in 2-3 hours, comprised of the following activities:
Lively, asynchronous discussions
Interactive social learning activities
Direct application of Learning Path content to professional practice
24/7 access to course materials and cohort members