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ASCD Author Jay McTighe
Author Workshop

Teaching for Deeper Learning

Join well-known author and consultant Jay McTighe to explore ideas from his bestselling and award-winning new book with Harvey Silver, Teaching for Deeper Learning (ASCD, 2020). Jay will present a set of practical and proven instructional strategies and associated tools to help students make meaning, build deep understanding, and transfer their learning from school into the wider world.

Who should attend?
Curriculum Director
Department Head
Grade Levels
Adult Education / Higher Learning
Elementary School
High School
Kindergarten / Pre-Kindergarten
Middle School
Topics covered
Assessment and grading
Curriculum design and lesson planning
Instructional leadership
Instructional strategies
Leadership and Management

About the Authors

Jay McTighe has a varied career in education. He served as director of the Maryland Assessment Consortium, a collaboration of school districts working to develop and share formative performance assessments and helped lead standards-based reforms at the Maryland State Department of Education. Prior to that, he helped lead Maryland’s standards-based reforms, including the development of performance-based statewide assessments.

Well known for his work with thinking skills, McTighe has coordinated statewide efforts to develop instructional strategies, curriculum models, and assessment procedures for improving the quality of student thinking. He has extensive experience as a classroom teacher, resource specialist, program coordinator, and in professional development, as a regular speaker at national, state, and district conferences and workshops.

McTighe is an accomplished author, having coauthored more than a dozen books, including the award-winning and best-selling Understanding by Design® series with Grant Wiggins. He has written more than 50 articles and book chapters and has been published in leading journals, including Educational Leadership (ASCD) and Education Week.

UNDERSTANDING BY DESIGN® and UbD® are registered trademarks of Backward Design, LLC used under license.

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