These materials have been designed to support the development of high-quality, multidisciplinary integrated curriculum units from units designed using the Understanding by Design framework.


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Agenda

Time

Activities

Learning Target
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Welcome and Overview
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In this part of the session, I can:
  • Access the website where today's materials are housed.
  • Access the guiding document for today's session.

Step 1:
Timeline Development
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Use the Template for Recording Content and our district's UbD Units to record content taught throughout the year in each grade level.
  • Make note of and record the natural connections found among content areas on the timeline.

Step 2:
Develop Integrated Units
In this part of the session, I can:

Step 3:
Review Integrated Units
In this part of the session, I can:

Anticipate Potential Issues
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Discuss next steps as a district in terms of rolling this process out to all teachers.
  • Brainstorm the potential questions, problems, or pitfalls that can arise during professional development.
  • Discuss ways to support teachers as they work through this process.

Feedback
In this part of the session, I can:


Resources: Designing Multidisciplinary Integrated Curriculum Units, ConnectEd (2010)


References

Clayton, M. (2010). Designing multidisciplinary integrated curriculum units. In ConnectEd: The California Center for College and C.
.....Retrieved from http://www.connectedcalifornia.org/downloads/LL_Designing_Curriculum_Units_2010_v5_web.
Marzano, R. J. (2003). What works in schools, translating research into action. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision & Curriculum
.....Development.
McTighe, J., & Wiggins, G. P. (2004). Understanding by design, professional development workbook. Alexandria, VA: Association for
.....Supervision & Curriculum Development.
Wiggins, G., & McTighe, J. (1998). Understanding by design. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development.
Wiggins, G., & McTighe, J. (2011). The understanding by design guide to creating high-quality units. Alexandria, VA: Association for
.....Supervision & Curriculum Development.




“The resources provided during the course of this NCDPI training have been helpful to some educators across the state. However, due to the rapidly changing resources available, NCDPI does not represent nor endorse that these resources are the exclusive resources for the purposes outlined during this training."