Understanding by Design is a revolutionary planning framework that suggests an efficient way of planning backward by beginning with the end in mind. An important aspect of UbD is transfer goals, the lighthouse that serves to guide designers and their units towards long-term learning to create meaningful, inquiry-based learning experiences.
This resource, based on the work of Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins, is a friendly guide for educators new to the concept of transfer goals or seeking to refresh their understanding of it. Unpack the what, why and how of transfer goals and discover how you can identify authentic goals across and beyond subject areas to make learning truly meaningful for your students.
Use this resource to:
- Understand what transfer goals are and why they are important
- Explore what makes a solid transfer goal and study examples from various subjects
- Begin on the journey of formulating your own powerful transfer goals!