The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units, by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe gives instructional modules on the basic concepts and elements of Understanding by Design (UbD), the backward design method utilized by hundreds of educators to create curriculum units and assessments that concentrate on developing students understanding of necessary ideas.
The eight modules are organized across the UbD Template Version 2.zero and have components similar to what’s sometimes offered in a UbD design workshop, including discussion and rationalization of key concepts in the module; guiding exercises, worksheets, and design tips; examples of unit designs; overview criteria with prompts for self-evaluation; and record of resources for additional information.
The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units is meant for Ok sixteen educators either people or teams who might have obtained some coaching in UbD and need to continue their work independently; those that have learn this book and want to design curriculum units however have no access to formal coaching; graduate and undergraduate students in college curriculum programs; and college and district directors, curriculum administrators, and others who facilitate UbD work with staff.
Readers can undergo the modules in sequence or skip around, depending on their earlier experience with UbD and their most popular curriculum design fashion or approach. Unit creation, planning, and adaptation are simpler than ever with the accompanying downloadable assets, including the UbD template set up as a fillable PDF type, extra worksheets, examples, and FAQs concerning the module matters that talk to UbD novices and veterans alike.
The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units [Paperback]
Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe
Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development; 1 edition