Units of Study for Student Success: Rigorous Instruction During In-Person and Distance Learning

Getting to knowledge-building instruction means turning to units of study that revolve around big ideas and build students’ academic content and vocabulary knowledge. While it’s crucial to teach students through units of study in any given year, with today’s circumstances and likely periods of online learning, units of study take on an even more important role in the curriculum landscape.

Nonie K. Lesaux, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education

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Getting to knowledge-building instruction means turning to units of study that revolve around big ideas and build students’ academic content and vocabulary knowledge. While it’s crucial to teach students through units of study in any given year, with today’s circumstances and likely periods of online learning, units of study take on an even more important role in the curriculum landscape.

In this webinar replay, you will learn:

  • What is meant by 'units of study'?
  • What is the role of units of study in promoting more meaningful and engaging learning environments?
  • Where and how digital texts and plans fit into a strategy for success
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