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The number-one factor positively impacting student learning and achievement at the school level is a coherent, guaranteed, and viable curriculum delivered to all students. Jay Mctighe, Understanding by Design® (UbD) co-author, proposes a three-stage process, called...read more
In August of 2012, Avon Public Schools, located in Avon, Connecticut, began the process of updating their district curricula to utilize the Understanding by Design® framework. As the curriculum evolved for the disciplines under review, storing and accessing all of the...read more
The Partnership for 21st Century Skills, a leading advocacy organization of educators and business, community, and government leaders, has identified global awareness as a core skill that all students need to acquire. The Partnership defines global awareness as the...read more