The Resource Solving 25 problems in unit design : how do I refine my units to enhance student learning?, Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins

Solving 25 problems in unit design : how do I refine my units to enhance student learning?, Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins

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Solving 25 problems in unit design : how do I refine my units to enhance student learning?
Title
Solving 25 problems in unit design
Title remainder
how do I refine my units to enhance student learning?
Statement of responsibility
Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bestselling authors Wiggins and McTighe offer 25 ways to improve the design of units and avoid ineffective approaches
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
375/.001
Index
no index present
LC call number
LB2806.15
LC item number
.M3944 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Solving 25 problems in unit design : how do I refine my units to enhance student learning?, Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover ; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Introduction; Problems with Unit Goals (Stage 1) ; Problem #1. The unit is overly activity oriented.; Problem #2. The unit is coverage oriented.; Problem #3. The unit is test-prep oriented.; Problem #4. The unit targets too many standards.; Problem #5. The unit lacks understanding-based goals.; Problem #6. The unit goals are not clearly related.; Problem #7. Essential questions-aren't.; Problem #8. Unit goals fail to distinguish means versus ends. ; Problem #9. Failing to distinguish between knowledge and skill objectives
  • Problem #16. The proposed learning plan does not address the targeted understandings and essential questions.Problem #17. Unit does not include pre-assessments.; Problem #18. Unit plan fails to anticipate and check for possible or predictable misconceptions. ; Problem #19. Unit lacks ongoing formative assessments.; Problem #20. Unit plan does not include time for needed adjustments.; Problem #21. The learning sequence is too linear and likely to bore or confuse learners.; Problem #22. The learning plan does not adequately prepare students to transfer their learning
  • Problem #23. The learning plan is not differentiated. Problem #24. There is no plan for increasing student autonomy and transfer of learning.; Problem #25. The learning plan is not aligned with the goals and/or assessments.; References; Related Resources; About the Authors
  • Problems with Assessment Evidence (Stage 2)Problem #10. The proposed assessments do not provide appropriate evidence for all unit goals.; Problem #11. There is insufficient evidence of learning to ensure reliable assessment. ; Problem #12. Performance tasks are contrived and inauthentic.; Problem #13. Performance assessment tasks are not worth the effort. ; Problem #14. Performance tasks or projects may not yield valid assessment evidence for individual students.; Problem #15. The evaluative criteria or rubric(s) are invalid.; Problems with the Learning Plan (Stage 3)
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ocn907774629
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9781416620440
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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66a3ac21-cee4-4772-8124-5321a75ddbae
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.b32811366
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)907774629
  • ebl141662046X

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