We believe that better learning begins with understanding.

We are Authentic Education.

Welcome to Authentic Education.

What brings you here today?

Learn about UbD ®

Learn more about the Understanding by Design®  framework, co-authored by Grant Wiggins, the founder of AE.

Learn about AE

Learn about Mike Matthews, Grant Wiggins, and Authentic Education’s team of talented and accomplished consultants.

Learn about what we do

Authentic Education has a wide range of workshop and other offerings.

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Fall 2023 & Winter 2024
PD Opportunities

Learn about the online offerings taking place through March 2024!

Authentic Education Blog

Check out posts from Mike Matthews, the late Grant Wiggins, and other members of the AE Team.

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