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AIM Center @CAST_UDL wants feedback on draft #Accessible Digital Learning Materials—Publisher/Developer Guidelines http://t.co/QsNs66IHYV
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RT @DonGlassTwit: Harvard Ed Review Feature article: Universal Design for Learning and the Arts http://t.co/OS786DkvEG
This site is about about Universal Design for Learning.
This rich, easy to navigate site from British Columbia gives us basic info on UDL, video, and links to resources to support each of the UDL guidlines. Thank you!
Rosie Bertles, English language educator, shares her classroom implementation of UDL with students from the Newcomer Academy in Jefferson Co, Kentucky. Focus...
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Check out the lesson I created on Edcanvas (Check out the new UDL edcanvas at http://t.co/Vum7ezPuYf Videos, interactive resources, texts provide multiple means of engaging with UDL!
Thank you for this highly engaging and informative Edcanvas!
“@KatieNovakUDL: More on #UDL and #CCSS. This time let's look at how it can help with writing standards. http://t.co/sMunGOMKI1”;
What we have below are the guidelines for UDL. To the left are the guidelines. To the right are my notes describing whether or not my plan holds up to the UDL standards. You may also notice that several of my notes are ...
... or will demonstrate their full potential with the assignments and assessments YOU have chosen. The essence of UDL is building choices for students and providing them with the experiences and freedom to understand and ...
Before "doing" UDL, Know and Understand.
Video: UDL Implementation: A Process of Change http://t.co/HKRF2afyWO
"Over the years, I’ve noticed how one question can change the dynamics of any situation. Everything might be moving along quite nicely at the dinner table, everyone’s happy and laughing but one question can send those same smiling faces into a frenzy of shouts and upset. This also holds true in a classroom. Students may be working quietly and the teacher might be content but one question or comment from a student or the teacher can turn that quiet into bubbling sea of chatter.
Beyond textbooks and worksheets, at the core of every basic lesson lies the key to teaching students anything and everything–student engagement."
A basic tenet of UDL = Multiple Means of Representation
If we don't engage our students in the lesson, they will engage themselves in something else!
Wanting to create learning environments that encourage and support the participation and achievement of each student in a highly diverse... (FDLRS is hosting a UDL (Universal Design for Learning) workshop at UCF on Friday May 17th.
Below us here is a UDL Checklist; UDL for those of you no who have somehow stumbled into this little corner of the internets without knowing what that stands for is Universal Design for Learning. ...
With the Universal Design for Learning as their chisel, says Elizabeth Stein, teachers can sculpt masterful learning environments that meet every student's needs.
"Trust me on this: UDL is such a common sense approach to teaching, and it aligns smoothly with the Common Core. In fact, I’m not aware of any other effective way to guide all students to access the core curriculum"
Universal instructional design principles for mobile learning (Universal Instructional Design Principles for Mobile Learning- #mLearn13 http://t.co/t1FKfWiJX8)...
Useful considerations for responsive design
Textivate is an online facility for creating and sharing interactive browser-based activities.
UDL Studio, a free digital tool (funded largely by the Carnegie foundation) has recently been released by CAST. UDL studio is underpinned by the principles of Universal Design for Learning . UDL Studio joins other ...
UDL and the Common Core ... Accommodations are onlytruly supportive if the curriculum and instruction that came before the assessment was accessible to these students in the first place. That means high quality teaching ...
"So when we think about the testing accommodations, clearly we must consider daily instruction. How are these students gaining access to Common Core-related instruction each day so that the testing accommodations are meaningful for them?"
RT @chrissiebutler: Chelmsford MA Public Schools | National Center On Universal Design for Learning http://t.co/vcKv0hlxoG #UDL
I met these guys at the UDL Summer Institute at Harvard. Amazing what they have achieved within their district.
Recently we have been studying and discussing UDL (Universal Design for Learning) in our cohort class. In this post, I will give you the down low on UDL. Sometimes in education we might feel bogged down with acronyms ...
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.
Yes! UDL applies to Instruction & Assessment.
A collection of assistive technology & software that can be used for students with disabilities, such as Dragon Dictation, iTalk, Moody Me, Quizlet, etc.
Consider usefulness of an app according to learner preferences and strengths, educational goal and characteristics of the app itself.
Great apps for student's with disabilities.
"Samantha Thomas, a student, future librarian, and educator at Kutztown University, created this handycollection of assistive technologies that you may find helpful. Some are commonly used with special needs individuals, such as augmentative & alternative communication apps like My Pictures Talk,Look2Learn, and iTalk. Others are general consumer apps, such as Evernote, Google Earth, andAudacity."
RT @UDL_Center: FREE #PD for #TeacherAppreciationWeek! #UDL Series: rich media resources on UDL, learner variability & implementation http://t.co/dvf0GDYoqt