Thursday, August 4, 2011

The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units

Looking for help with the basic concepts and elements of Understanding by Design (UbD)? Try The understanding by design guide to creating high-quality units. Intended for K-16 educators, this book looks at ways to create curriculum units and assessments that focus on developing students' understanding of important ideas. It is useful for:
  • Those who have already received some training in UbD and want to continue that training
  • Those who've read Understanding by Design and want to design curriculum units but have no access to formal training
  • Graduate and undergraduate students in university curriculum courses
  • School and district administrators, curriculum directors, and others who facilitate UbD work with staff
Downloadable resources include the UbD template set up as a fillable PDF form, additional worksheets, examples, and FAQs.

Check it out by sending us an email at Or try using to find it in a library near you.

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