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Upgrade Your Teaching: Combining Understanding by Design and Neuroscience

Co-authors Jay McTighe and Judy Willis of Upgrade Your Teaching: Understanding by Design Meets Neuroscience. Jay McTighe has coauthored 14 books, including the award-winning and best-selling Understanding by Design series with Grant Wiggins. He is the director of the Maryland Assessment Consortium, a state collaboration of school districts working together to develop and share formative performance assessments. Dr. Judy Willis, a board-certified neurologist and middle school teacher in Santa Barbara, California, has combined her training in neuroscience and neuroimaging with her teacher education training and years of classroom experience. Dr. Chaunte Garrett is a longtime educator, speaker, and presenter, as well as an ASCD Emerging Leader.