Jay McTighe

Jay McTighe is an internationally recognized educational consultant and accomplished author. Among the 10 books he has co-authored is the best-selling Understanding by Design (written with Grant Wiggins), which is widely used by teachers to develop curricula. Jay is well known for his work with thinking skills, having coordinated statewide efforts in Maryland to develop instructional strategies, curriculum models, and assessment procedures to improve the quality of student thinking. He has made presentations in 47 states and 18 countries on five continents.