Schooling by Design: Mission, Action, and Achievement
An essential part of moving forward with the Understanding by Design[R] framework is to make sure its principles and strategies are reflected in all aspects of your school improvement efforts, including curriculum planning, leadership, teacher professional development, and action research. Here's a book designed to help you. From creating your mission and goals to identifying desired results, UbD authors Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe describe how to focus your school on the goals of understanding and accomplishment-based learning. Dozens of action ideas, curriculum frameworks, and assessment rubrics help you use backward design and other UbD processes to determine the evidence for your success and to plan improvement steps in instruction and leadership roles.
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The classic book and its supplements: Understanding by Design makes this title a must read in and of itself. What would an entire school look like if its entire organization were focused on deep ... Read full review
purpose of curriculum
1What Is the Mission of Schooling?
2What Should Curriculum Accomplish?
3How Should Curriculum Be ReFormed?
4How Should Teaching Be Appropriately Depersonalized?
5What Is the Teachers Job When Teaching?
6What Is the Teachers Job When Not Teaching?
7What Is the Job of an Academic Leader?
Part IIA Plan for Schooling by Design
8How Should Backward Design Apply to School Reform?