Whether you are an experienced curriculum designer or new to Understanding by Design® (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:
- Identify Transfer and Meaning-Making goals (Stage 1).
- Develop performance tasks to assess understanding (Stage 2).
- 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.
Module A: The Big Ideas of UbD
Module B: The UbD Template
Module C: Starting Points
Module D: Developing an Initial Unit Sketch
Module E: Different Types of Learning Goals
Module F: Essential Questions and Understandings
Module G: Determining Evidence of Understanding and Developing Assessment Tasks
Module H: Learning for Understanding