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Jay McTighe

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Jay McTighe brings a wealth of experience developed during a rich and varied career in education. He served as director of the Maryland Assessment Consortium, a state collaboration of school districts working together to develop and share formative performance assessments.
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The Best Class You Never Taught
How Spider Web Discussion Can Turn Students into Learning Leaders
Alexis Wiggins - 2017-09-26
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The best classes have a life of their own, powered by student-led conversations that explore texts, ideas, and essential questions. In these classes, the teacher's role shifts from star player to observer and coach as the studentsThink critically, Work collaboratively, Participate fully, Behave ethically, Ask and answer high-level questions, Suppor...
Jay McTighe
I recommend The book, The Best Class You Never Taught, by Alexis Wiggins. She describes how to develop students’ capacities to lead their own sophisticated discussions.      source
Upgrade Your Teaching book cover
Upgrade Your Teaching
Understanding by Design Meets Neuroscience
Jay McTighe - 2019-04-10
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How can educators leverage neuroscience research about how the human brain learns? How can we use this information to improve curriculum, instruction, and assessment so our students achieve deep learning and understanding in all subject areas? Upgrade Your Teaching: Understanding by Design Meets Neuroscience answers these questions by merging insig...
Jay McTighe
AnAMAZON review: This book is fantastic...The first chapter alone is worth the price, concisely and simply explaining how the brain learns. The connection between the neuroscience and instructional design throughout the rest of the book is practical and compelling. A great book!      source