Home Grant Wiggins

Category: Grant Wiggins

Post

Content mastery is a means, not a goal

Grant Wiggins says: There are really only 3 non-negotiables in UbD [Understanding by Design]: There has to be a clear, constant, and prioritized focus on ‘understanding’ as an educational goal. Content mastery is NOT a sufficient goal in an understanding-based system; content mastery is a means, in the same way that decoding fluency is a...