Develop a deeper practice of Understanding by Design®


Explore current practices authentically

Practice writing, reviewing, and assessing curriculum with our curriculum management software. Students will be able to deepen their knowledge of Understanding by Design® and begin their educational careers with the skills necessary to compete in today's schools and help move student performance to higher levels.

Guide your curriculum writing

Easily follow the embedded UbD 2.0 template that guides you through the three-step backward design process. Practice real-world application as you code and align essential questions, transfer goals, knowledge, and skills with performance tasks and learning activities.

What's Included


Access the only licensed Understanding by Design® software where you can design, review, and share high-quality backward-design units.



Take Jay McTighe's The Big Ideas of Understanding by Design Learning Path where Jay helps to prepare students for learning Understanding by Design.


Join our global UbD Academy Community of students and educators. Share essential questions, collaborate on performance tasks, and offer feedback.

Begin your Journey with Understanding by Design Today

$10.00 for one year access

A college or university email address or proof of enrollment is required for purchase.

Want to Learn More?

Want to learn more about how you can implement UbD Academy into your program? Contact us to learn more about how the UbD Academy can best support your students and how other schools and universities have implemented the UbD Academy.