The Understanding by Design model teaches us how to create our curriculum¬†backward from big ideas to activities…but what about the benefits of teaching¬†backward? Allowing students to explore larger concepts, while you fill in, here and there, with the details, helps to enliven the experience of the subject.

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Chris Lott

Chris Lott, M.Ed., was the Associate Director of Teaching and Learning at UAF eCampus. He has 25 years of experience at the intersection of education and technology.

chris.lott@alaska.edu

Assoc. Director of Teaching & Learning (Former)