EDUO 9983: A Beginner’s Guide to Backward Design Planning

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    Is it time to revise or create a new unit of instruction in your curriculum? Identify relevant content standards and your school/district guidelines that apply to this unit.

    Tackle this work by creating a design to engage your students and deepen their ability to make meaning of learning and transfer to performance.  Using the concepts of backward design, develop a unit sketch that defines your desired results, evidence of achieving goals, and instructional learning plan.

    Required Text:  The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe.

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    Instructor

    Marlene Gruber

    B.A., M.A. Psychology/Counseling, M.A. School Administration and School Leadership

    Mathematics Instructor, High School Counselor, Middle and High School Assistant Principal and Principal, Central Office Director of Diversity, AVID Western Division Director and National Post-Secondary Director. Harvard Leadership Certificate, School Principal of the Year, Association President and Lead Negotiation Facilitator. Provide job-embedded growth opportunities that make a relevant impact on personal and professional growth and resulting practices. Public Speaking for various foundations with focus on organ transplants, photography, world travel.