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Using UbD to Develop Competency Based Curriculum

Using UbD to Develop Competency Based Curriculum


In this lesson, students will review the components of UbD and lesson design. In particular, students will explore the connection between UbD and the personalization design principle of CBE.

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Understanding Competency-Based Curriculum

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Notes on "Using UbD to Develop Competency Based Curriculum"

(00:00-00:17) Intro

(00:18-00:30) Objectives

(00:31-00:58) Understanding by Design Unit Plan Template

(00:59-01:33) 5 Design Principles of CBE

(01:34-02:54) History & Stages of UbD

(02:55-04:14) 6 Facets of Understanding by Design

(04:15-05:09) W.H.E.R.E.T.O

(05:10-09:19) Connecting Everything Together

(09:20-09:54) Review & Reflection

Additional Resources

 Competency Based Education: Helping All Kentucky Students Succeed

This Kentucky Department of Education report outlines Kentucky's plan for CBE. The plan connects CBE to the CCSS. In addition, grading in a CBE system is reviewed. The FAQs in the report are particularly helpful in understanding CBE.

Scoop-It: 21st Century Teaching and Technology Resources

This Scoop-It by Rob Hatfield collects articles and resources on implementing competency based education. Check back frequently, as it is constantly updating.