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The understanding by design guide to creating high-quality units

Wiggins, Grant P. 1950- (Author). McTighe, Jay. (author.).

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Kirtland Community College Library LB 2806.15 .W544 2011 30775305545593 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781416611493
  • ISBN: 1416611495
  • Physical Description: print
    122 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : ASCD, ©2011.

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General Note: "A companion to The understanding by design guide to advanced concepts in creating and reviewing units"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: The big ideas of UbD -- The UbD Template -- Starting points -- Developing and initial unit sketch -- Different types of learning goals -- Essential questions and understandings -- Determining evidence of understanding and developing assessment tasks -- Learning for understanding.
Summary, etc.: This guide is intended for K-16 educators either individuals or groups who may have received some training in Understanding by Design and want to continue their work independently; those who've read Understanding by Design and want to design curriculum units but have no access to formal training; graduate and undergraduate students in university curriculum courses; and school and district administrators, curriculum directors, and others who facilitate Understanding by Design work with staff. Users can go through the modules in sequence or skip around, depending on their previous experience with UbD and their preferred curriculum design style or approach. Unit creation, planning, and adaptation are easier than ever with the accompanying downloadable resources, including the Understanding by Design template set up as a fillable PDF form, additional worksheets, examples, and FAQs about the module topics that speak to Understanding by Design novices and veterans alike.
Subject: Curriculum planning United States
Curriculum-based assessment United States
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