19Jul, 2016

Creating Coherent, Guaranteed, and Viable Curriculum

Creating Coherent, Guaranteed, and Viable Curriculum Is Easier Than Ever Understanding by Design Institute Coming This September Students succeed when educators start with the end goal in mind. This backward design approach [...]

18Jul, 2016

Avon Public Schools: A Case Study

How Avon Public Schools transformed their logistical nightmare into accessible, consistent and viable units. In August of 2012, Avon Public Schools, located in Avon, Connecticut, began the process of updating their district curricula to utilize [...]

18Jul, 2016

Back to School: Six Activities for the First Week

Back to School: Six Activities for the First Week The start of a new school year can be an exciting yet scary time for students. Students are anxious to see who will [...]

15Jul, 2016

Using Digital Resources Responsibly

Using Digital Resources Responsibly According to the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), digital citizenship comprises nine essential, interrelated elements that provide a useful framework for guiding online behavior and informing decisions within [...]

8Jun, 2016

Looking to advance your curriculum?

Looking to Advance your curriculum? Support curriculum design with the UbD® Unit Planner Can you envision a school where educators consistently align their curriculum with the latest teaching strategies, use a common curriculum language that [...]

11Apr, 2016

Six Resources to Infuse Curriculum with Global Content

Six Resources to Infuse Curriculum with Global Content 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 [...]

24Feb, 2016

Eduplanet21 Acquires Understanding by Design® Software Platform

Eduplanet21 Acquires Understanding by Design® Software Platform Educational Technology Company Eduplanet21 expands its digital platform of professional learning resources through the acquisition of UBD’s Unit Planner and the expertise of Jay McTighe. Eduplanet21 [...]

3Feb, 2016

Eight Inspiring Books for Educators

Eight Inspiring Books for Educators Get inspired in 2016 with these eight inspiring reads that will change the way you think about education. These eight books will help you rekindle your passion for teaching, spark [...]