Universal Design in Education - A Blog for July 3-7

Welcome to the course Blog for the summer institute on Universal Design for Learning. It is designed to provide a forum where resources and media that are relevant to the daily sessions of the institute can be posted by both faculty and participants.


UDL Resources on CAST website

Check out PD Resources on the CAST website http://www.cast.org/pd/resources/index.html

Teaching Every Student in the Digital Age

TES book online - Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Education in the Digital Age
Chapter 2: What Brain Research Tells Us About Learner Differences
Chapter 3: Why We Need Flexible Instructional Media
Chapter 4: What Is Universal Design for Learning?
Chapter 5: Using UDL to Set Clear Goals
Chapter 6: Using UDL to Support Every Student's Learning
Chapter 7: Using UDL to Accurately Assess Student Progress
Chapter 8: Making Universal Design for Learning a Reality

Access the teacher created books: Several of the books that have been created by participating Massachsuetts teams of educators and parents are ready for posting, downloading, and using with your emergent readers. These books were designed specifically to support emergent literacy of all young stduents, especially those with cognitive disabilities. Enjoy and please give us feedback to share with others. (login: cast; password: cast)


At 4:12 PM, Blogger MariaF said...

Hi David and Grace. What a great week. Thank you so very much.

I'm hoping that someone caught the reference to the reading institute announcement made by one of the group facilitators at the very end of today. I didn't write down the pertinent info. Help?

At 9:07 PM, Blogger UDLGroup5 said...

Hi Maria,
I made the reference...:)..the web site to get more info is...
The Symposium that was held in the spring was phenomenal! It is not about selling but truly about how their technology based products can support both the teacher and all learners in the classroom. LeapFrog blew me away with how they aligned their products to the academic environment vs their commercially based products. I copied and pasted the objectives of the Symposium below;
• Attendees will learn about the use of technology and specialized software for differentiated instruction to support all learners across the curriculum.
• Attendees will learn cost effective ways that technology can facilitate Universal Design for Learning.
• Attendees will network with publishers and other educators, therapists and assistive technology providers on the use of technology for differentiated instruction.

Hope this helps..:)
Janine Struyde

At 11:26 AM, Blogger MariaF said...

Janine, thanks so much for the info!


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