Design Thinking Process and UDL Planning Tool for STEM, STEAM, Maker Education

User Generated Education

If this is how the makerspace is set up in your school, then your kids may not have access to the resources, materials, and tools when they need them, especially for STEM or STEAM. Universal Design for Learning® (UDL). Design Thinking and UDL Planning Tool.

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AT and UDL: Acronyms for Equity

EdTechTeam

I worked exclusively with students in special education classrooms who needed a way to access the curriculum or a way to communicate effectively in the classroom. Second, as we moved into using the Chromebook as a 1:1 universal tool in our district, students had access to technology resources that were typically reserved only for students with a demonstrated need. Finally, I had the great opportunity to attend the UDL Summer Institute at Harvard University in 2015.

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Improving outcomes with Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

IT Bill

Over the past few years colleges have faced an increasing number of complaints from the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) requiring their web content be made accessible to people with disabilities. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0)

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“With accessible technology, we have the opportunity to break down barriers to education (and beyond) for people with disabilities.” – Megan Lawrence, USA

Daily Edventures

Accessibility Technical Evangelist, Microsoft . As Microsoft’s Accessibility Technical Evangelist, Lawrence believes one of the key paths to delivering on this mission is through accessible education technology, and an inclusive educational environment. Megan Lawrence.

Tight on Goals, Flexible on Means: Universal Design for Learning Empowers Opportunity Youth

Digital Promise

Gaps between young people of privilege and Opportunity Youth in rates of learning needs diagnosis, college access and completion, suspension, and incarceration make a critical learning differences story that must be heard. UDL and Opportunity Youth. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is “a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn” ( CAST ).

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Multiple Choice

Digital Promise

One of the key elements of the curriculum-design approach known as Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is student engagement — creating opportunities for students to become engaged and stay motivated, to believe that what they’re learning is important, and to feel capable in their learning. Fostering engagement — knowing your students, knowing how to make the material sing to them — is where the art of teaching is on full display, says author Katie Novak in UDL Now! , In UDL Now!,

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The Innovator’s Mindset and the Profile of a Graduate

The Principal of Change

We were discussing the best entry points to teach high school staff about the importance of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and providing all students with opportunities to become expert learners. . This post is from my “ Innovate Inside the Box ” co-author, Katie Novak.

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PleIQ: the early-years interactive smart toy that fosters multiple intelligences through an Augmented Reality experience

Educational Technology Guy

All learning activities are Common Core and Universal Design for Learning (UDL); any teacher in the US or abroad can experience the next ed-tech frontier of augmented reality in their classrooms.

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