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McTighe, Jay

Works: 93 works in 325 publications in 6 languages and 19,464 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Handbooks and manuals  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Instructional films 
Roles: Author, Commentator, Consultant
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jay McTighe
Understanding by design by Grant P Wiggins( )

51 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 5,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is understanding and how does it differ from knowledge? How can we determine the big ideas worth understanding? Why is understanding an important teaching goal, and how do we know when students have attained it? How can we create a rigorous and engaging curriculum that focuses on understanding and leads to improved student performance in today s high-stakes, standards-based environment? Authors Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe answer these and many other questions in this second edition of Understanding by Design. Drawing on feedback from thousands of educators around the world who have used the UbD framework since its introduction in 1998, the authors have greatly revised and expanded their original work to guide educators across the K 16 spectrum in the design of curriculum, assessment, and instruction. With an improved UbD Template at its core, the book explains the rationale of backward design and explores in greater depth the meaning of such key ideas as essential questions and transfer tasks. Readers will learn why the familiar coverage- and activity-based approaches to curriculum design fall short, and how a focus on the six facets of understanding can enrich student learning. With an expanded array of practical strategies, tools, and examples from all subject areas, the book demonstrates how the research-based principles of Understanding by Design apply to district frameworks as well as to individual units of curriculum. Combining provocative ideas, thoughtful analysis, and tested approaches, Understanding by Design, 2nd edition, offers teacher-designers a clear path to the creation of curriculum that ensures better learning and a more stimulating experience for students and teachers alike
Integrating differentiated instruction & understanding by design : connecting content and kids by Carol A Tomlinson( )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the curriculum planning model Understanding by Design (UbD) and the teaching model Differentiated Instruction (DI) fit together and can be integrated for student success, discussing such topics as responsive teaching with UbD and assessment in academically diverse classrooms
Schooling by design : mission, action, and achievement by Grant P Wiggins( )

18 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a school reform strategy which focuses on a long-term mission; curriculum and assessment framework; set principles of learning; structures, policies, and staff that follow the mission; ongoing feedback and adjustments; and an effective planning process
The understanding by design guide to creating high-quality units by Grant P Wiggins( )

14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The understanding by design guide to advanced concepts in creating and reviewing units by Grant P Wiggins( )

14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume features a set of hands-on modules containing worksheets, models, and self-assessments that are essential for building more polished and powerful units"--
Essential questions : opening doors to student understanding by Jay McTighe( )

12 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Essential questions (EQs) help target standards as you organize curriculum content into coherent units that yield focused and thoughtful learning. ... Offering dozens of examples, the authors explore the usefulness of EQs in all K-12 content areas, including skill-based areas such as math, PE, language instruction, and arts education."--Publisher description
Understanding by design handbook by Jay McTighe( )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, p, e, i, s, t
Assessing student outcomes : performance assessment using the dimensions of learning model by Robert J Marzano( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors provide a brief introduction to the Dimensions of Learning instructional model and then explain how it relates to lifelong learning standards and the content standards developed for mathematics, science, and other subjects. They include numerous examples of performance tasks that help students meet the standards by requiring them to actively construct knowledge for themselves. Teachers will especially appreciate the book's many rubrics, which are four-point scales that teachers can use not only to assess student performance on various tasks related to the five dimensions of learning, but also to provide descriptive feedback that can help students improve their performance. The book is printed in an 8" x 10" format so readers can easily photocopy the rubrics and blank assessment forms in Part Two of the book
Scoring rubrics in the classroom : using performance criteria for assessing and improving student performance by Judith A Arter( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and German and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding by Design, Expanded 2nd Edition by Grant P Wiggins( )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wiggins and McTighe provide an expanded array of practical tools and strategies for designing curriculum, instruction, and assessments that lead students at all grade levels to genuine understanding
Understanding by design( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experts Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe explain the six facets of understanding and guide you through the steps of designing curricular units that promote students' deep content understanding. Interviews with teachers describe real-world applications of the unit-planning process. Classroom scenes show how the design process helps improve learning experiences and performance assessments in every grade level. Give teachers and other audiences a fascinating overview of the powerful concepts in Understanding by Design and help them design curriculum units that promote understanding
Assessing learning in the classroom by Jay McTighe( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solving 25 problems in unit design : how do I refine my units to enhance student learning? by Jay McTighe( )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bestselling authors Wiggins and McTighe offer 25 ways to improve the design of units and avoid ineffective approaches
Assessing learning in the classroom : a report from Professional Standards and Practice by Jay McTighe( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A variety of methods are examined that teachers from preschool to graduate school levels can use in assessing their students; the common principles underlying classroom assessment are explored. The first principle is that the primary purpose of classroom assessment is to inform teaching and improve learning. A second principle is that multiple sources of information are necessary when assessing learning in the classroom. A third principle of classroom assessment concerns validity, reliability, and fairness. Once these principles are accepted, the selection of particular assessment methods should be based on desired learning outcomes, the purpose of the assessment, and audience for which it is intended. Assessment approaches that might be used include selected response items of the sort presented in multiple-choice, true-false, and matching tests and for performance-based approaches that include constructed responses, product assessment, performances, and process-focused assessment. In addition to making choices about classroom assessment methods, teachers should consider options for evaluating student work and for communicating assessment results. Various scales and reporting processes are discussed. An appendix contains a glossary of classroom assessment terms. (Contains 6 figures and 22 references.) (Sld)
Assessment for 21st century learning( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 3: Transforming the 21st Century Learning Organization Program 3 explores what educators can do to minimize narrow test prep approaches to assessment. Learn how standardized testing can complement the preparation of students for 21st century learning, rather than work against it. Explore ways that grading and reporting change in a 21st century skills-focused curriculum. Understand the role that professional learning communities play in promoting 21st century assessment and student achievement
Essential questions( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fastest, easiest way to help teachers unlock the big ideas in your curriculum and unleash your students' thinking skills is to show this new video about incorporating essential questions into instruction. Based on the best-selling ASCD book, Essential Questions: Opening Doors to Student Understanding, authors Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins explain how essential questions used in daily instruction engage more students in thoughtful learning that promotes deeper understandings in all grade levels and subjects. Classrooms scenes in the video showcase best practices for using essential questions to develop independent learners and foster 21st century skills
Unpacking the Common Core Standards : using the UbD framework( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe, authors of the Understanding by Design (UbD) framework, discuss with a group of teachers and administrators the key concepts of UbD which apply to implementing the Common Core. They explain how to read and interpret the CCSS document and use the UbD template. They also explore how to introduce the CCSS to a district or school using the UbD framework
The best class you never taught : how spider web discussion can turn students into learning leaders by Alexis Wiggins( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Spider Web Discussion is a simple technique that puts this kind of class within every teacher's reach. The name comes from the web-like diagram the observer makes to record interactions as students actively participate in the discussion, lead and support one another's learning, and build community. It's proven to work across all subject areas and with all ages, and you only need a little know-how, a rubric, and paper and pencil to get started. As students practice Spider Web Discussion, they become stronger communicators, more empathetic teammates, better problem solvers, and more independent learners--college and career ready skills that serve them well in the classroom and beyond." -- Publisher's description
Assessment for 21st century learning( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 2: 21st Century Assessment Principles and Practices Use Program 2 to describe what your school has to do, operationally, to determine what is valuable enough to assess, how to assess authentically, and how to make sure 21st century assessments reinforce key principles of learning. Lots of video examples of assessment products, performances, and projects help you understand how to create assessments that provide a photo album of student achievement and progress, rather than the traditional test-driven snapshot
Assessment for 21st century learning( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 1: The Case for 21st Century Learning and Assessment starts your exploration off with a fascinating review of the changes and trends in post-secondary education and the world that educators need to address. Understand the gaps and disconnects between current education practices and effective assessment for 21st century learning. Learn why and how schools move beyond assessment of discrete information and skills taught in isolation to authentic, transfer-based learning for all students in which they use information, skills, and procedures in real-world ways
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Understanding by design
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Integrating differentiated instruction & understanding by design : connecting content and kidsSchooling by design : mission, action, and achievementThe understanding by design guide to creating high-quality unitsUnderstanding by design handbookAssessing student outcomes : performance assessment using the dimensions of learning modelScoring rubrics in the classroom : using performance criteria for assessing and improving student performanceUnderstanding by Design, Expanded 2nd EditionAssessing learning in the classroom