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Understanding by Design -Expanded

Understanding by Design -Expanded - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-1416600350

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ISBN13: 978-1416600350
ISBN10: 1416600353
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 05
Publisher: Assoc. for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Published: 2005
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Understanding by Design -Expanded - 2ND 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-1416600350

Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe

ISBN13: 978-1416600350
ISBN10: 1416600353
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 05
Publisher: Assoc. for Supervision & Curriculum Development

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

What is understanding and how does it differ from knowing? What do we want students to understand and be able to do? What enduring knowledge is worth understanding? How will we know that students truly understand and can apply knowledge in a meaningful way? How can we design our courses and units to emphasize understanding and "uncoverage" rather than "coverage"?

Understanding by Design explores these questions and provides practical solutions for the teacher-designer. The book opens by analyzing the logic of backward design as an alternative to coverage and activity-oriented plans. Though backward from habit, this approach brings more focus and coherence to instruction. Authors Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe propose a multifaceted approach, with the six "facets" of understanding. The facets combine with backward design to provide a powerful, practical framework for designing curriculum, assessment, and instruction.

Understanding by Design also offers practical design tools, including: criteria for selecting "big ideas" worthy of deep understanding; strategies for framing units of study around essential questions; a continuum of assessment methods for determining the degree to which students understand; and the WHERE framework, which enhances student engagement and "rethinking." The book concludes with a unit design template and standards to support quality control at the local level. Understanding by Design will help educators enhance their understanding of understanding, so that the curriculum and assessments they design truly focus on enhancing the understanding of their students.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Introduction.
1. What Is Backward Design?
2. What Is a Matter of Understanding?
3. Understanding Understanding.
4. The Six Facets of Understanding.
5. Thinking Like an Assessor.
6. How Is Understanding Assessed in Light of the Six Facets?
7. What Is Uncoverage?
8. What the Facets Imply for Unit Design.
9. Implications for Organizing Curriculum.
10. Implications for Teaching.
11. Putting It All Together: A Design Template.
Afterword.
Bibliography.

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