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Thursday, February 8 • 14:30 - 15:30
Backward Design, Grades 4-8

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Understanding by Design (UbD)™ is a framework used by educators to improve student achievement. Designed by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe, the emphasis of UbD is in backward design – the practice of looking at outcomes first in order to design curriculum units, performance assessments, and classroom instruction. Research on learning has conclusively shown that students need to see the BIG PICTURE to make sense of their lessons, and, especially, to transfer their learning to new lessons, new issues, and real-world situations. In this session, participants will learn how to prioritize curriculum and use this framework to refine their educational planning.

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Daren Patterson

Daren Patterson has over 30 years of teaching experience with the Calgary Board of Education. Daren was a Literacy Program teacher responsible for working with teachers in the area of balanced literacy program development for grades K to 6. Daren is part of the writing team for Scholastic... Read More →

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Thursday February 8, 2018 14:30 - 15:30 MST
Shaw CC: Salon 5/6 9797 Jasper Ave
  Language Arts / Arts Langagier
  • Chairperson Sylvia Brendel - St. Thomas Aquinas #45
  • Room Details Lecture Max Capacity - 120
  • Grade Focus 4-6
  • Tags English