Powerful Task Design: Rigorous and Engaging Tasks to Level Up Instruction
Applicable for educators across all disciplines and grade levels, this book will teach you to use the Powerful Task Rubric for Designing Student Work to analyze, design, and refine cognitively engaging tasks of learning. This guide will help you
- Use the Powerful Task Rubric, and delve into the tool's design components.
- Complete interactive tasks, and understand first-hand how technology is a critical design component in student task design.
- Identify opportunities for creating powerful tasks in the areas of engagement, academic strategies, questions, and cognition.
- Supplement your task design arsenal with tools like the Diagnostic Instrument to Analyze Learning (DIAL).
"Are you grappling with how to create an instructional task that both challenges and engages? Do you continue to struggle with issues related to effective integration of technology into lesson designs? Are you seeking to understand how rigor and engagement can move beyond overused and empty clichés? Explore these and other essential questions in this highly practical, well-researched book that offers practitioner-friendly tools brought to life by a treasure-trove of examples across the content areas of k-12 classrooms. Inviting reflection and personal response at strategic points, the authors skillfully integrate video and other technology with written text to create a book that exhibits the design principles they propose. Powerful Task Design is a must-read for individual educators and a practical guide for PLCs."--Jackie A. Walsh, Author and Consultant
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