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Talk: Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning and Research | THATCamp Alabama 2013

Talk: Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning and Research | THATCamp Alabama 2013 | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it
#THATCamp session proposal from @rshuttle: Talk: Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning and Research, http://t.co/O1HWpYfu62
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Point well-taken:  "We are seeing tremendous growth in the use of instructional technology, but little to no consideration for giving access to everyone".

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Understanding the #UDL Guidelines: Part 1 - learn - lead - grow

Understanding the #UDL Guidelines: Part 1 - learn - lead - grow | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a scientifically-based framework for addressing learner differences in this classroom ecosystem, with the goal of providing access to ALL learners by eliminating barriers.
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Matt Bergman's 3-legged stool analogy helps clarify the guidelines and principles of UDL.

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CAST Science Writer

Science Writer is a free web-based instructional tool that supports students
through the process of writing a science report with organizational supports, explicit strategy instruction and scaffolds. (RT @CAST_UDL: Thanks!
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Universal Design for Learning

Meeting the learning needs of diverse students through Universal Design for Learning (RT @debraruh: Universal Design for Learning on @slideshare #bond #design http://t.co/gOva1KnfDb)...
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Education as a Force for Equality

Education as a Force for Equality | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it
The title of this week's blog is a quote from James Paul Gee's book Anti-Education Era (2013, preface par 34) .  The title, however, is not enough for you to glean the importance and to follow my t...
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This math teacher from Calgary shares his journey into understanding UDL, discovering great resources from CAST, and lesson planning with UDL infused.

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10 Great Tutorials to Create Interacive eBooks Using iBook Author ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Great Tutorials to Create Interacive eBooks Using iBook Author ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it
RT @Ronbrogers: 10 Great Tutorials to Create Interacive eBooks Using iBook Author http://t.co/tpGnsTRvPB #ibooks #tutorials #ebooks #author…
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Postsecondary Education & Universal Design for ...

Postsecondary Education & Universal Design for ... | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it
The Florida Consortium on Potsecondary Education & Intellectual Disabilities (Postsecondary Education & Universal Design for Learning Online Module | @scoopit via @khmmc http://t.co/aPAYjSUUG6)...
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Eliminating the Box: Universal Design for Learning Principle III (Multiple Means of Engagement) Guideline 7 (Recruiting Interest)

Eliminating the Box: Universal Design for Learning Principle III (Multiple Means of Engagement) Guideline 7 (Recruiting Interest) | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it
Eliminating the Box: Universal Design for Learning Principle III (Multi... http://t.co/feViRE95SD
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Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Principles and Expert Learners

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Principles and Expert Learners | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it
According to the Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST), "the UDL Guidelines, an articulation of the UDL framework, can assist anyone who plans lessons/units of study or develops curricula (goals, methods, materials, ...
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LEARN - LEAD - GROW : Reading Assignments the #UDL Way: Creating Meaning and Interaction (Part 3)

LEARN - LEAD - GROW : Reading Assignments the #UDL Way: Creating Meaning and Interaction (Part 3) | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it
RT @mattbergman14: Learn-Lead-Grow: Reading Assignments the #UDL Way: Creating Meaning and Interaction (Part 3) http://t.co/9Qx0ZISRqQ...
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Lesson specific ways of bringing in the principles of UDL are great.  Thanks you!

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UDL Universal Design for Learning

UDL Universal Design for Learning | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it
As I began working on the development of the new STEM Integrated Math courses for NC Virtual Public School I learned a new term and concept that really makes sense to me. UDL, or universal design for...
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Symbaloo

Symbaloo | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it
I really like Symbaloo! A place where you can organize and share your favorite websites. How do you like Symbaloo? (RT @setsig: Check out our #SETSIG #UDL Support Resources @SymbalooEDU page!
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UDL Expectancy Effects - Katie Novak Ed.D

RT @KatieNovakUDL: Want to improve student achievement? Try on some #UDL expectancy effects for size! http://t.co/MOD5oltOy6 #UDLchat
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AM115 – CAST – Center for Applied Special Technology

AM115 – CAST – Center for Applied Special Technology | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it
At CAST.org you will find online tools like BookBuilder, iSolveIt Math puzzles, and the UDL Curriculum Toolkit to help educators create materials that are more accessible to students WITH or WITHOUT disabilities.
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Curriculum & Instruction: Universal Design for Learning

Curriculum & Instruction: Universal Design for Learning | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it
UDL is a framework for designing learning experiences that engage wide ranges of learners. Through UDL, it is possible that every student in a classroom will experience more deeply connected learning.
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U of Vermont offers a entire course on UDL!

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How Universal Design for Learning Helps All Learners | ReadSpeaker

How Universal Design for Learning Helps All Learners | ReadSpeaker | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it
How Universal Design for Learning Helps All Learners http://t.co/kKga4ap2kF #UDL
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A paradigm shift on learning - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A paradigm shift on learning - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it
A paradigm shift on learning Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Originating from the Universal Design in architecture (to provide physical access to as many people as possible), this movement quickly extended to education by providing intellectual access...
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UDL goes statewise in Wisconsin.

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Simulation: UDL Simulator v1

Great site to prompt #UDL conversations: http://t.co/8SNmdWQllP #udlbcsc
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The Myth of Average: Todd Rose at TEDxSonomaCounty

High school dropout turned Harvard faculty talks about how a simple new way of thinking helps nurture individual potential. L. Todd Rose is co-founder and pr...
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Postsecondary Education & Universal Design for Learning Online Module

Postsecondary Education & Universal Design for Learning Online Module | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it

The Florida Consortium on Potsecondary Education & Intellectual Disabilities


Via Kathleen McClaskey, Valerie Chernek
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Universal Design for Learning for Postsecondary Education (UDL) is a new online module developed using UDL principles to teach postsecondary educators the concepts, strategies, and benefits of UDL. The module includes six parts:

> Overview

> Introduction to UDL

> Network-Based Goals provides guidance of how to structure a learning activity...

> Methods presents flexible strategies to support student learning.

> Materials guides you in the selection of flexible media and materials...

> Assessing Students offers considerations for designing assessments...

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Universal Design for Learnining Training Module

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We Don't Need Learning Styles

We Don't Need Learning Styles | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it
Learning styles theory is not an effective way to design lessons for diverse learners, says special educator Elizabeth Stein. Teachers need better glue. (We Don't Need Learning Styles...by @ElizabethLStein It's about Universal Design for Learning!
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Over 200 Presentation and Hands-On Lab Hours | Closing The Gap

Come, Network, Learn! OVER 200 presentation and hands-on lab hours http://t.co/gncozhP8jn #slpeeps #AAC #augcom #adhd #udl #blind
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Faculty responsible for making online materials accessible for disabled students | Inside Higher Ed

Faculty responsible for making online materials accessible for disabled students | Inside Higher Ed | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it
With Accessibility & Universal Design for online learning on the brain today this article seems appropriate to share: http://t.co/N3xU0TzSXX
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UDL: Flexible & Inclusive | EDUC525 Summer 2013 - Integrating ...

Through the readings I learned that the most important feature of UDL is its flexibility and inclusion of all students; providing a single curriculum, product, or environment which accommodates many different abilities.
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Remove Barriers and Help All Students Learn with Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Remove Barriers and Help All Students Learn with Universal Design for Learning (UDL) | Universal Design for Learning and Curriculum | Scoop.it
With the ever-growing pressure to meet state standards and raise test scores, how do educators help all students learn in the digital age?
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