UbD is the acronym for Understanding By Design. UbD is a way of thinking purposefully about curricular planning, a set of helpful design tools, and design standards -- not a rigid program or recipe.

1. Grant Wiggins "unpacks" the CCSS, offers tips for 'close reading' of CCSS, the 3 types of learning goals within the standards, and more.



Source:
http://www.ascd.org/professional-development/webinars/grant-wiggins-webinar.aspx

2. Learn more about UbD:
http://www.authenticeducation.org/