Curriculum Wheel

PGE uses Understanding By Design (UbD) as the selected development model to guide curriculum, assessment, and instruction planning. UbD focuses on teaching and assessing for learning by designing curriculum backwards, concentrating on the desired end results first. The process depicted below has been tailored for developing professional education materials such as ours.

Curriculum Wheel

Understanding by design (article supporting curriculum process)

Wiggins GP, McTighe J, Kiernan LJ. Understanding by design. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development; 1998.