Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

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Web Resources

Backward Design for Forward Action
http://jaymctighe.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Backward-Design-for-Forward-Action.pdf
Reviews the key concepts and essential questions that underlie content standards

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
http://www.nbpts.org
The National Board’s influential teaching standards, including early adolescent generalist standards

Print Resources

Wiggins, Grant, & McTighe, Jay. Understanding by Design. Upper Saddle River , N.J. : Prentice Hall, 2000. ISBN: 013093058X

What enduring knowledge is worth understanding? How will we know that students truly understand and can apply knowledge in a meaningful way? This book explores these and other important questions and provides practical solutions for the teacher-designer.

Wiggins, Grant, & McTighe, Jay. The Understanding by Design Handbook . Alexandria , Va. : Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development. 1999, ISBN: 0871203405

The handbook offers the practical side: a unit planning template, worksheets, exercises, design tools, design standards and tests, and a peer review process for learning and applying the ideas in Understanding by Design.

 

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