Designing and Using Authentic Performance Tasks and Projects
Interactive session - 2 Hours
(participant will receive a certificate of participation at the end of the workshop)
March 3, 2022
Thailand 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
USD 150 per participant
Group of 5 or more
USD 130 per participant
"Authentic performance tasks give us evidence of students’ understanding and ability to apply their learnings, and they are a key element in the Understanding by Design® framework.
Authentic performance tasks and projects can engage students in meaningful learning while also providing assessment evidence of important learning outcomes, including 21st-century skills."
Jay McTighe is a veteran educator, having served as a teacher, resource specialist, program coordinator, director of a state program for gifted students, and administrator for innovative programs at the Maryland Department of Education.
He is an accomplished author, having co-authored 18 books, including the award-winning and best-selling Understanding by Design series with Grant Wiggins. His books have been translated into fourteen languages.
Who Should Attend
This workshop is designed for teachers (grades 1-12), administrators, curriculum leaders and instructional coaches interested in the development and use of authentic performance tasks and projects.
Knowledge & Skills
Characteristics of quality performance tasks
Four practical and proven design tools for creating authentic performance tasks and projects
Performance tasks and projects variables
Allowing “voice and choice” for students; differentiating tasks and projects
By the end of the session, participants will be equipped with knowledge & skills to answer the following:
What are the characteristics of quality performance tasks?
How can I apply practical and proven design tools to create authentic performance tasks and projects?
What are key variables that differentiate various tasks and projects?
How might I provide students with appropriate “voice and choice” in tasks and projects?
Where can I find quality examples and resources?