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Where creative, articulated design brings learners and teachers together.

This framework aligns Understanding by Design (Mc Tighe & Wiggins, 2005) with the World Readiness Standards (ACTFL, 2006/2012/2015) for 
Intercultural Competence, facilitating Global or World Language Education/MFL articulation in any school, district, or university curriculum.
We help you develop Enduring Understandings and Essential Questions from Interdisciplinary Themes, with Perspectives that matter years beyond the classroom.

We can align world languages with any content area. 

This provides an ideal curriculum Framer for Performance Assessment advancing the learner to transfer concepts and skills flexibly and securely.

Is your school using Can-Do Statements? (NCSSFL-ACTFL, 2017) Make them better with "Intercultural Transfer Targets and PASS Can Dos"

backward design world languages
backward design world language ACTFL

Do you want to design for value beyond the classroom?

 Let's design a curriculum that encourages flexibility, tolerance of ambiguity and a self directed learner for Intercultural Competence.

Does your department wish to (re)design curriculum?

Have you tried to do so and are unhappy with the results?

Still wondering what World Language
Enduring Understandings and Essential Questions look like
and more importantly,
how they facilitate articulated curriculum?

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