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Universal Design for Learning: Multiple means of representation, of expression, of engagement
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GoSoapBox: Hear What Your Students are Thinking

GoSoapBox: Hear What Your Students are Thinking | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

GoSoapBox is used during class to break down participation barriers, keeping students engaged, and giving teachers insight into student comprehension that was never before possible. On GoSoapBox, students join a digital space where they can ask questions, contribute opinions, take quizzes, and more. It's easy to get everyone participating, it's fun for students, and you'll be able to quickly assess classroom comprehension.

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LingleOnline English Lesson Plans from Real News

LingleOnline English Lesson Plans from Real News | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Lingle can analyse any digital text. It automatically classifies how difficult an article is by level, identifies grammar patterns and vocabulary usage. From this we can dynamically build glossaries, resources and exercises.

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Becky Mowat's curator insight, July 29, 2013 10:11 PM

LingleOnline is great for L2 teachers and learners as it instantly generates interactive L2 teaching and learning  activities from authentic texts! Save time, use LingleOnline!

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Bloom's digital taxonomy Wheel and Knowledge Dimension

Bloom's digital taxonomy Wheel and Knowledge Dimension | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Very impressive digital animation, a must see...

 

Here the link: http://eductechalogy.org/swfapp/blooms/wheel/engage.swf

 


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Roberto Ivan Ramirez's curator insight, July 16, 2014 3:35 PM

La rueda taxonómica se irá enriqueciendo en la medida que las TIC sigan su propia evolución creativa e innovadora en lel proceso de implementación, evaluación y seguimiento en los entornos de aprendizaje físicos, virtuales y mixtos.

Al Post's curator insight, July 29, 2014 5:32 PM

Pretty cool...interactive Adobe Flash site. Click on an area to see additional information.

Tina Jameson's curator insight, July 31, 2014 7:20 PM

http://eductechalogy.org/swfapp/blooms/wheel/engage.swf

 

Interactive animation that breaks down the 'wheel' - includes suggested 'tools' that could be used for different related activities.

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Curriculum Tools (curriculumtools)

Curriculum Tools (curriculumtools) | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Curriculum is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you.

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Museum of obsolete objects

Museum of obsolete objects | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it
Sadly, as our daily lives become more and more digital some things fall by the way side as they are replaced by newer, «better» devices.
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Video: Computational Thinking: A Digital Age Skill for Everyone

Preparing students for their future in a rapidly changing world. A video from ISTE, CSTA, and NSF. Be sure to visit ISTE's new resources on this topic: http://www.iste.org/learn/computational-thinking.aspx


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Build Your Own Digital Textbooks | Scholastic.com

Build Your Own Digital Textbooks | Scholastic.com | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Digital textbooks are the key to tailoring curriculum to your disctrict's needs.

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Digital Learning Now

Digital Learning Now | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Digital Learning Now is a campaign to advance policies that will create a high quality digital learning environment to better prepare students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in college and careers. Digital Learning Now! is building support for the 10 Elements of High Quality Digital Learning, which provides a roadmap for reform for lawmakers and policymakers to integrate digital learning into education.

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Crossing the Digital Divide: Bridges and Barriers to Digital Inclusion | Edutopia

Now that we’ve reached the second decade of the new millennium, how is digital access changing, and what are the implications for schools?

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The Textbooks Of Tomorrow - Infographic

The Textbooks Of Tomorrow - Infographic | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

How soon do you think it will be before we see an all-digital book world? 

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The Universally Designed Classroom

The Universally Designed Classroom | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

This book addresses crucial questions about how to create full access to the general education curriculum for children with disabilities. Based on years of research and innovation at CAST (The Center for Applied Special Technology), the book provides a helpful overview of the digital solutions that are at the forefront of efforts to create universal access. It also looks closely at the major policy and practice issues connected to this initiative.

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Mobile Apps, UDL and Digital Learning Environments

Mobile Apps, UDL and Digital Learning Environments | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

This blog welcomes you to an open discussion and sharing of how mobile apps can be used to create digital learning environments using the UDL framework. We now have the opportunity to level the playing field for all learners but how can we accomplish that? What tools can be leveraged? Can apps be instrumental in personalizing the learning of students?

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edshelf - a Directory of Digital Tools for Educators

edshelf - a Directory of Digital Tools for Educators | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

 Discover new tools, see what other educators use, rate and review your favorite tools

 


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Curricular Opportunities in the Digital Age | Students at the Center

Curricular Opportunities in the Digital Age | Students at the Center | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

This paper explores how new digital technologies can be used to design curricula that are flexible enough to adapt readily to individual differences. The authors propose that universal design for learning—as the confluence of advances in the neuroscience of human variability and in multimedia technologies—can create an “ecology for learning” which provides rich, diverse, student-centered learning pathways for all students.

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Inkling Habitat - Scalable digital publishing for professionals

Introducing Inkling Habitat - The world’s first scalable publishing environment for interactive content...

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Digital Differentiation ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Digital Differentiation ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Technology is a tool that can be used to help teachers facilitate learning experiences that address the diverse learning needs of all students and help them develop 21st Century Skills. At it's most basic level, digital tools can be used to help students find, understand and use information. When combined with student-driven learning experiences fueled by Essential Questions offering flexible learning paths, it can be the ticket to success. Here is a closer look at three components of effectively using technology as a tool for digital differentiation.

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Teaching with Comics | Bitstrips for Schools

Teaching with Comics | Bitstrips for Schools | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Bring comics to the classroom with educational software that helps students create, share and collaborate on comics - without drawing a line. Use Bitstrips for Schools to teach reading comprehension, writing and digital literacy. 

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firefly by Kurzweil Educational Systems

Firefly by Kurzweil is a web-based learning solution built on the technology of Kurzweil 3000, the preeminent, comprehensive reading, writing and learning solution. Anytime, anywhere access to digital, text-based content, supplemented by powerful literacy tools that enable individuals with the cognitive ability, but not the literacy skills, to achieve their academic or personal goals. 

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Digital Learning should be Personalized Learning

Digital Learning should be Personalized Learning | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Learning is most effective when it’s personalised. That happens when people feel they are participants in their own learning, shaping what and how they learn, and able to articulate its value to them.

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ZooBurst

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ZooBurst is a digital storytelling tool that lets anyone easily create his or her own 3D pop-up books. Using ZooBurst, storytellers of any age can create their own rich worlds in which their stories can come to life.

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U.S. Department of Education Invests in Research and Development of Next Generation Digital Supports for Reading Improvement

The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs has awarded CAST and Vanderbilt University, along with leading curriculum development partners, $10 million over five years to launch a national R&D center to develop innovative, technology-based approaches to improve literacy for middle-school students with disabilities.

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Are Flashcards an Effective Learning Tool?

Are Flashcards an Effective Learning Tool? | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Flashcards – both the traditional and digital types – have become the subject of much debate among educators. So are they actually an effective learning tool? In the infographic, we take a look at several of the benefits that go hand-in-hand with this form of study, as well as some of the criticisms raised by the ELT community.

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Content-Area Support | Expert Space Digital Curriculum in Science & Social Studies

Content-Area Support | Expert Space Digital Curriculum in Science & Social Studies | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it
Transform the way all students access content-area knowlege and build 21st Century skills.
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2020's Learning Landscape: A Retrospective on Dyslexia

2020's Learning Landscape: A Retrospective on Dyslexia | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

The article, written by David Rose and Ge Vue in 2010, imagines the future by “pre-creating” the Presidential Address at the IDA Annual Conference in 2020. This article was first published in the International Dyslexia Association, Perspectives on Language and Literacy, Winter 2010. One notable difference between the printed text version and this digital version is the UDL learning supports embedded throughout. To see descriptions of the UDL features and how they support learning, click on "Show UDL Information" located in the upper right hand corner of the page.

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