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Getting back to essentials

Wiggins, G.P. and McTighe, J. (2005). Understanding by Design. 2nd ed. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development. I found this chapter in Wiggins very applied. Essential questions require the empathic facet and are applicable to the upper level of Bloom's taxonomy (judging) where there are no right or wrong answers. They lead to… Continue reading Getting back to essentials

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Do you understand the way I understand?

Wiggins, G.P. and McTighe, J. (2005). Understanding by Design. 2nd ed. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development. I didn't find this chapter as useful as Gagne's, not because I didn't agree that there are different types of understanding but because it wasn't as specific (but that might be good for me). So, I… Continue reading Do you understand the way I understand?