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Universal Design for Learning: Multiple means of representation, of expression, of engagement
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eSpark | Where learning meets fun

eSpark | Where learning meets fun | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

eSpark strives to help millions of elementary school students succeed in school and life by making learning fun with modern technology, educational games, & community.

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openlectures - free education

openlectures - free education | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Founded in July 2011, Open Lectures represents an idea - the belief that education should and will be free. Since then, Open Lectures has been helping students of all backgrounds in Singapore acquire top quality resources in education by providing online lectures delivered by top Singapore Junior College graduates. With 60 students and over 200 lectures recorded, Open Lectures eventually aims to deliver a lecture on the moon.

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Ways Universal Design for Learning Can Benefit All Types of Learners

Ways Universal Design for Learning Can Benefit All Types of Learners | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Canadian independent schools have more and more students with unique learning needs. They primarily come with an educational assessment of a diagnosed learning disability.

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ZooWhiz | Maths, Reading, Word Skills, Punctuation, Grammar

ZooWhiz | Maths, Reading, Word Skills, Punctuation, Grammar | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

ZooWhiz is FREE for teachers and kids to use at school (and at home or parents may purchase a Premium account). Teachers may create free accounts for their students; there is a comprehensive curriculum correlated with over 17,000 educational activities which includes math, reading, word skills, punctuation and grammar; and teachers may access detailed reports by child and class; activities for ages 5 - 15. A site worth checking out to use with your students.


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instaGrok | A new way to learn

instaGrok | A new way to learn | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

instaGrok: finds age-appropriate educational content on any topic presented with interactive multimedia interfaces, generates quiz questions based on student's research activity and skill level, supports creation of research journals and concept maps for learning assessment

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From Bach to Lady Gaga: Music Lessons for Special Education

From Bach to Lady Gaga: Music Lessons for Special Education | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Learning Goal: Participants will gain a deeper understanding of how the Universal Design for Learning framework can lead to expert learning and effective education decision making. 

Essential Questions: Why is it important for educational leaders to understand the UDL framework? How can understanding UDL help leaders to make educational decisions? In what ways can leaders motivate and engage school personnel in implementing the UDL framework?

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APPitic - 1,300+ EDUapps

APPitic - 1,300+ EDUapps | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

A directory of apps by education by Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs) to help you transform teaching and learning. 

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Google Launches Redesigned Education Site

Google Launches Redesigned Education Site | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Google has revamped its site for educators, creating a redesigned repository for all its educational tools and resources for teachers, schools, and students.

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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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Google Earth: Over 1 Billion Downloads and So Many Uses in the Classroom | edte.ch

Google Earth: Over 1 Billion Downloads and So Many Uses in the Classroom | edte.ch | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

"Google Earth was one of the very first pieces of software that I began to create educational resources with. As I put it in one of my first ever blog posts 5 years ago: ”This app won me over straight away.” The engaging environment really struck a chord with me and I remember fondly my first forays into using it to support learning. It has developed so much over the years...."


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KinderTown - Find the Best Educational Apps for Preschoolers

KinderTown - Find the Best Educational Apps for Preschoolers | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

The KinderTown app helps busy parents find the best educational apps for kids ages 3-6 years old. Download it on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch and teach your little one something new today.

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FunBrain.com - Education Site for K-8 Kids and Teachers

FunBrain.com - Education Site for K-8 Kids and Teachers | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Since 1997, kids, teachers, librarians, and parents have enthusiastically turned to Funbrain for its free educational games, online books, and comics. Funbrain, created for kids ages preschool through grade 8, offers more than 100 fun, interactive games that develop skills in math, reading, and literacy. Plus, kids can read a variety of popular books and comics on the site.

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Apps that support the development of autonomy and independence

Apps that support the development of autonomy and independence | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

There is an interesting “side-effect” of using the iPad or iPod as a communication or educational device. And its a good one… it’s called self-determination. By inov8 Educational Consulting.

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3D 360 interactive education images

3D 360 interactive education images | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

3DTOAD.com is 3D/360 website that allows parents, students and teachers free access to 3D images of a variety of educational subjects. 

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TED-Ed Website Tour

The TED-Ed team provides an in depth look at the powerful features of the newly-launched TED-ED Beta website. You'll learn how TED-Ed videos are created, how they are arranged, about the learning materials that surround each video, and how you can create customized or "flipped" lessons based on any TED-Ed video or any video on YouTube.

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Great Video Lessons from Great Teachers | LearnZillion

Great Video Lessons from Great Teachers | LearnZillion | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it
LearnZillion offers free video lessons for grades 3-9 that align with the Common Core. Teachers can create playlists, quizzes, track progress, and get additional resources.
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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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Puzzle Me Words - ReadWriteThink

Puzzle Me Words - ReadWriteThink | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it
Puzzle Me Words is a fun, educational game for primary students that reinforces letter sounds and how sounds combine to form words.
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Pora Ora : The Online 3D Educational Game for Children

Pora Ora : The Online 3D Educational Game for Children | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Pora Ora is a new educational online 3D world where children can learn, play and have fun. It is safe, social and FREE so why not sign up today?

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Creative Problem Solving - Download Free Content from TED on iTunes

Creative Problem Solving - Download Free Content from TED on iTunes | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

These speakers from TED assess the prevailing model of education reform by answering the critical question: How do we create educational environments that maximize how students harness their creative and problem-solving potential? Relevant areas of interest, study and coursework include: Education Policy, Curriculum Development, Assessment, Pedagogy, Career and Technical Education, Project-Based Learning, Whole Child Education, 21st Century Skills, and Multiple Intelligences.ve Problem Solving by TED on iTunes.

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Knotebooks - Anyone can contribute. Everyone can learn.

Knotebooks - Anyone can contribute. Everyone can learn. | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Knotebooks is a unique approach to the open educational resource (OER) movement, providing users with the tools to create, collaborate on and share customized, self-guided physics lessons. Whether you are a student, teacher, professional or self-learner, you'll really enjoy being a part of this burgeoning educational community.


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Speakaboos: Kids' Stories, Songs, Games, Educational Activities for Children -

Speakaboos: Kids' Stories, Songs, Games, Educational Activities for Children - | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Speakaboos is an educational resource for the classroom and home. Our award-winning videos teach reading skills, life lessons, and creativity in a fun and safe environment. Each story comes to life with educational worksheets, activities, and games. Speakaboos timeless tales are ideal for kids of any age.

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CK12.ORG - FlexBooks

CK12.ORG - FlexBooks | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

CK-12 Foundation is a non-profit organization with a mission to reduce the cost of textbook materials for the K-12 market both in the U.S. and worldwide. Using an open-content, web-based collaborative model termed the "FlexBook," CK-12 intends to pioneer the generation and distribution of high quality educational content that will serve both as core text as well as provide an adaptive environment for learning through the FlexBook Platform

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SoftChalk Integrates ReadSpeaker’s Industry-Leading Online Text-to-Speech Technology In Its Educational Software

With SoftChalk, educators can create professional, engaging, learning content quickly and easily, which enhances their teaching and improves the learning experience for their students. With ReadSpeaker, students can now click a button on a page of any lesson and have the text on the page read to them. ReadSpeaker makes the online content created with SoftChalk more accessible to students with cognitive issues, learning disabilities, and vision problems, as well as individuals who do not speak or read English as their first language. Additionally, it provides multi-tasking opportunities for learners and portability of content to other devices such as smartphones and tablets.ReadSpeaker’s online text-to-speech solutions bring another dimension to SoftChalk’s educational software. With ReadSpeaker, SoftChalk can now propose on-the-fly conversions of text into speech without requiring any downloads whatsoever. The ability to have courses read aloud and highlighted at the same time helps more students access online text content.

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Teaching in Today's Inclusive Classrooms: A Universal Design for Learning Approach

Teaching in Today's Inclusive Classrooms: A Universal Design for Learning Approach | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

A concise, accessible, and current main text for the Introduction to Inclusive Teaching course. It is the only inclusion textbook available with a consistent, integrated emphasis on Universal Design for Learning (UDL)--an important, contemporary educational philosophy focused on using strategies and tools to help ALL students by accommodating their differences. This text also provides foundational information about children with disabilities who are included in today's classrooms, and the most effective strategies for teaching them alongside their typically developing peers. Featuring new case studies and sound research-based teaching and learning strategies, this hands-on text offers pre-service and in-service teachers a practical, flexible framework for effective instruction, classroom management, assessment, and collaboration in today's diverse classrooms.

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