Explore how high-level users of ASCD's Understanding by Design® (UbD™) have applied this best-selling framework to improve both student achievement and organizational effectiveness.
Incorporating advice and guidelines from educators throughout the United States, John Brown gives you a behind-the-scenes look at how they leverage UbD principles to enhance student learning, student achievement, staff performance, and organizational productivity.
Discover what it takes to expand UbD from a pilot project to a roadmap for systemwide improvement:
- Ideas for using UbD to address state and district accountabilities.
- Insights on using UbD to create lessons and units that promote student achievement.
- Models and highlights of exemplary professional development programs incorporating UbD principles.
- Ways to link UbD to other school improvement efforts, including differentiated instruction and ASCD's What Works in Schools.
(ASCD book, 2004) 6" x 9", 205 pages. Also available as an eBook!