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The pedagogical framework to designing learning environments to teach and to support ALL learners!
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Archived Webinar: UDL, AIM and AT: Complementary Supports for the Achievement of All Students

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An ISTE SETSIG Webinar originally recorded on September 11th by Joy Zabala

 

"What are these initiatives? How do they compare and contrast? Join us to explore these questions and learn more about how they complement instructional technology and other strategies in ways that lead to flexible, engaging learning environments that support improved outcomes for all students."

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mATch - Maryland Assistive Technology Connection Hub

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"The mATch up Tool provides information on low, mid, and high tech devices for meeting the unique needs of students. The tool was designed with a variety of users in mind – teachers, parents, administrators, and in some cases, students themselves. The idea is to provide a handy, ready-access way of gathering information on tools that might help open access to academic and non-academic settings."

 

Discover the tools that support students in reading, writing, communication, organization, etc.

 

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This is a fabulous source of information and resources on UDL.

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PATINS TV-Weekly Quick Tips, Tricks and Other Thoughts On AIM, AT & UDL

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"Starting March 20th, 2012 (1 week from Tuesday), PATINS will begin a new online video series on Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM), Assistive Technology (AT), UDL and other collaborations with Indiana service providers. Many of these videos will be LIVE broadcasts and they’ll always be during lunch at 11:45am EST! They will all be short (15-minutes) and practical/applicable to your districts, schools, and classrooms right away."

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Universal Design and Assistive Technology Awareness Month - Rolling Rains Report

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Massachusetts moving forward on Universal Design and Assistive Technology.

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ISTE SIG Event: UDL, AIM and AT - Sept. 11th

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Register for the ISTE SIG event on UDL, AIM and AT:  Complementary Supports for the Achievement of All Students on September 11th, 4 pm PT / 5 pm MT / 6 pm CT / 7 pm ET.

 

Joy Zabala from CAST will lead this presentation on UDL, AIM and AT.  She currently the Director of Technical Assistance for CAST and for the National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM Center) funded by the Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education. The AIM Center provides knowledge development, technical assistance and leadership to assist state and local education agencies and other stakeholder increase the quality, availability, and timely delivery of accessible instructional materials to K-12 students with disabilities that hinder the use of widely used educational materials.  She is a strong advocate of UDL, AT and AIM as complementary supports for the achievement of all students.

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Webinar: Universal Design for Learning and Assistive Technology: What Do They Have in Common?

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On May 18th, authors and educators Kathleen C. Sadao, Ed.D. of the Sacramento County Office of Education and Nancy B. Robinson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP of San Francisco State University will address concerns of special education directors, early childhood interventionists and other administrators related to the implementation, uses and benefits of UDL and AT.

 

"By attending the webinar, participants will learn the basics of UDL implementation and how to incorporate AT tools from the initial phases of classroom design. In addition, presenters will discuss how to apply the AT toolkit concept to specific school and classroom needs, provide examples of how AT tools can provide access to the general education curriculum for students, and help attendees understand the roles of the special educator in promoting the application of AT toolkits for curriculum support."

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ISTE Online Course - Universal Design for Learning & Assistive Technology

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ISTE is offering an online course:  Universal Design for Learning & Assistive Technology from March 12th through April 20th.  Participants can experience this course using their preferred learning style:  audio, text, video and visual. 

 

Here are the learning objectives and links to the learning styles for the course.

 

Learning Objectives

 

1. Participants will become familiar with Universal Design for Learning as a framework for designing instruction.

2. Participants will become familiar with a number of web tools and their varied uses as methods for providing teachers multiple ways to represent content, providing students with multiple ways to express what they know, and providing students with engaging (high-interest and authentic) learning experiences.

3. Participants will develop an understanding of how to create a lesson using the Universal Design for Learning framework.

 

Experience how this course is designed using your preferred learning style. Choose one or more of the following options:

 

Audio – Click here to listen to a podcast episode - http://bit.ly/udl4onlinecourses

Text – Click here to read an article - http://bit.ly/codeudl4onlinecourses

Video – Click here to watch a video about UDL – http://bit.ly/udlexplained1

Visual – Click here to experience a comic - http://bit.ly/udlonlinecomic

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