How do you know? Part 3: Delivery

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n the previous two posts, Preparation and Checking for Understanding, we have discussed the first two steps in the Backwards Design process: Identifying Desired Results and Determining Acceptable Evidence. In this post, we will cover the final step: Planning Learning Experiences and Instruction. Planning Learning Experiences and Instruction. That’s a mouthful. Basically, in a nutshell, it’s the how. How am …

Was ist das?

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Martin Luther wrote in his Small Catechism these words that we, as Lutherans, all know so well. Was ist das? Literally: What is that? How we would use it today: What does this mean? Though he didn’t know it at the time, he was implementing a framework of learning that wouldn’t be put to paper until a man named Benjamin …