Monday, June 8, 2009

Understanding by Design- 1 Day Principal Workshop

On Thursday, June 4 10 administrators participated in a full day Understanding by Design (UbD) workshop at the Brandt Professional Development Center. The workshop focused on a summary/overview of Ubd and then the rest of the time was devoted to how to effectively monitor and support Understanding by Design/Backward Design as part of the daily instructional pedagogical strategy in the district. There will be a number of follow up workshops this summer and again during the 2009-2010 academic school year. Ms. Elizabeth of ASCD was the workshop facilitator. Participants included: Erbe, Linda; Falco, ElizabethFitzgibbons, ThomasPalumbo, LindaPetrosino, AnthonyTortorella, CharlesBussanich, John;Tremitiedi, MaryVega, EdithPeters, JessicaMcKenzie, Howard