How KUDs fit into the UbD
Understanding by Design is essentially backwards mapping the curriculum. The first step in the process is the KUD development. Establishing what it is that you want the students to K
nderstand and be able to D
o. In order to develop your KUDs your must dig deep into your curriculum. You must be able to identify prior knowledge skills as well as identify clear and concise statements regarding the intended learning outcomes.
During the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 extensive work regarding KUD development occured. Many teachers are new to the district and the KUD process, while others are well versed in the process and are able to move on to the next level.