What is Understanding by Design? Author Jay McTighe explains.

[MUSIC PLAYING] JAY MCTIGHE: Hi, I’m Jay McTighe I’m an education author and consultant. And my main work is around Understanding by Design, which is a framework for curriculum planning, for assessment design, and ultimately, for teaching, with a goal of teaching for understanding and transfer. [MUSIC PLAYING] The key ideas in Understanding by Design are contained in its title, and thereto. Number one, we propose that we teach and assess for understanding and transfer. And some people say, well,

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How to correct watercolour mistakes

Hi it’s Anna Mason and in this video I’m going to take a look at how to deal with watercolour mistakes. Specifically, the scenario is – you’ve painted an area too dark that should have been lighter. Now, you know that you can’t just paint a lighter colour on top of it to lighten it up – if you tried that you’re going to still see your original colour through your lighter one. So you panic. But you need to

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4-Wheel Balloon Car | Design Squad

Go, go, go, go, go, yay! I’m Nate from Design Squad and I’m here with: All of us are designing different balloon cars. It’s got a carton for a body, a half a plastic cup, four foam balls for wheels. I think big DVD wheels will roll really easy. Go! NATE: When we release the balloon… (laughing) the rubber on the balloon squeezes the air out… (squeaking) which makes the balloon go… It goes everywhere and it’s crazy. NATE: Now

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How to paint a realistic sunflower in watercolour with Anna Mason

Hi it’s Anna Mason. Long a favourite with painters, sunflowers are some of the most gorgeous and evocative flowers out there. But their yellow petals and complex centres can make them a massive challenge when aiming for a realistic result in watercolour. So in this video I wanted so show you how I went about painting this gorgeous glowing sunflower. I began with a drawing which outlined the edges of the petals as well as the darker shapes of colour

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How to paint cupcake texture in watercolor with Anna Mason

Hi, it’s Anna Mason here and in this watercolour tip video I wanted so show you how I painted the textured sponge part of this yummy cupcake. The crumb-like texture is really detailed and can prove daunting when you’re aiming for realism – especially when working with watercolour. How do you achieve all that texture without your paints mixing into one-another – whilst still achieving a curved form to the sponge shape over all? Well this is how I did

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