Educator Profile

Jay McTighe




Jay McTighe brings a wealth of experience developed during a rich and varied career in education. His international reputation grew from his work in Maryland, USA, with thinking skills, instructional strategies, curriculum models and assessment procedures. Jay has co-authored 12 books, including the best-selling Understanding by Design® series with Grant Wiggins.

What is Understanding by Design?



What is a Performance Task? (ASCD) A performance task is any learning activity or assessment that asks students to perform to demonstrate their knowledge, understanding and proficiency," explains ASCD author Jay McTighe. In a recent ASCD EDge blog post, McTighe shares seven characteristics of performance tasks and explains why they are important.




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