(3 credits)Corequisites:CUAI 5103. The course involves an in depth exploration of lesson design using a backward design model. This model of lesson and unit design focuses on conceptual understanding. This process will help teachers strategically design work for students that will result in understanding of the standards taught. These practices and principles will to develop teaching methods that will engage student and enhance learning. Class content will emphasize the development of the three stages of backward design. Students will learn how to lead peer reviews of lesson designs in their grade levels, departments, and schools.