How UDL can get you to personalized learning

eSchool News

UDL theory can help embed a personalized approach to the instructional design process. Personalized learning. There’s nothing new about personalized learning, either as an aspiration or a practice. Today, computer-based medical technologies, such functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), have showed us that learning is far more personal than we ever knew. At the same time, new technologies have revolutionized how we learn.

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New guide offers tips to use UDL for personalized learning

eSchool News

New guide explains benefits of UDL as a framework for creating learning-driven environments and how districts can put theory into practice. The new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for K-12 education specifically endorses Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a set of principles that require teachers and students to shift roles as they collaborate around student-driven learning paths. ” Digital Learning and Tools News Special Education

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Throw out Learning Styles and Replace it with UDL

The CoolCatTeacher

Kathleen McClaskey talks about the research on learning styles and the alternatives for teaching and reaching every child. Throw out Learning Styles and Replace it with UDL. Vicki: Today we’re talking with Kathleen McClaskey @khmmc , founder of Making Learning Personal, about personalizing learning. Defining Personal Learning. Kathleen, how would you define personal learning? We know that that helps learning.

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Universal Design for Learning: What Educators Need to Know

Waterford

As a teacher, one of the best ways to help students is by reducing barriers to learning. One approach that can help you achieve this is the Universal Design for Learning. What is the Universal Design for Learning? Representation (the “what” of learning).

Putting UDL to Practice for Increased Engagement in a Standards-Based Learning Environment

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

With abundant access to data, schools can personalize learning to help each student demonstrate success in a standards-based. learning environment. Educators who provide students with learning experiences based on the principles of UDL (Universal Design for Learning) can greatly boost the engagement of ALL learners, not just students with significant learning needs. . What is UDL? Putting the UDL Principles to Practice.

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A Back-to-School, Personalized Learning Toolkit

Edsurge

Today, I’m amazed at the impact technology can have on the learning process—especially when it enables teachers to personalize learning. And I never tire of hearing stories from educators who are successfully implementing personalized approaches to provide their students a truly unique learning experience. Today, I'm amazed at the impact technology can have on the learning process—especially when it enables teachers to personalize learning.

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

User Generated Education

In deciding what resources you need based on the learners you have, you may first need to determine how your learners learn best, what projects you plan to do, how you can set up a makerspace in your classroom, and much more. This is why we decided to create a planning tool for makerspaces in the classroom for you using the Design Thinking Process and Universal Design for Learning®. Universal Design for Learning® (UDL). Post by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

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Learner Variability: The Why of Personalized Learning from Tom Driscoll

EdTechTeacher

Learn more from Tom by following him on Twitter: @Mr_Driscoll. Over the past few years, in several different roles, I have researched and experimented with various frameworks and approaches to Personalized Learning. Despite the vast amount of resources out there that describe what personalized learning is and how to implement it, it is often difficult to find quality research that gets to the “why” of personalization. .

5 ways a centralized LMS can support UDL

eSchool News

When your LMS supports UDL, students reap the benefits. Unlike pedagogies that attempt to teach to a broader group of students with a broad brush, UDL encompasses a wide swath of learning content—lectures, lessons, videos, audio recordings, group projects, individual projects, etc.—to

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So you think you understand UDL?

eSchool News

I thought I had a pretty good handle on universal design for learning (UDL), but after chatting with Katie Novak , Ed.D., Novak, author of UDL Now! A Teacher’s Guide to Applying Universal Design for Learning in Today’s Classrooms, Second Edition and assistant superintendent of schools at the Groton-Dunstable (MA) Regional School District, helped me truly understand what UDL is and, perhaps more important, what it isn’t. Tell me more about UDL.

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4 Steps to Implement Universal Design for Learning in the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

By Amanda Murphy UDL provides multiple paths to student success. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Personalized Learning

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Digital Differentiation A Webinar Featuring Tools to Support Flexible Learning Paths for Personalized Learning

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Technology is a tool that can be used to help teachers facilitate personalized learning experiences to address the diverse needs of all students. When combined with student-driven learning experiences that are fueled by essential questions and offer flexible learning paths, use of digital tools can break the learning barriers that exist in our classrooms. Uncategorized Events #webinar #sk12 #UDL

5 ways a centralized LMS can support UDL

eSchool News

Applicable to every student in every classroom, the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles of offering multiple means of representation, action and expression, and engagement help teachers leverage every child’s strengths while supporting a very personalized learning path based on student choice. When your LMS supports UDL, students reap the benefits. Related content: 5 ways to leverage UDL for student inclusivity.

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Facilitate a Writing Workshop in the Virtual Classroom

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Infinitec and I are offering a webinar designed to help educators facilitate a writing workshop in the virtual classroom. Learn how to utilize the many features available in Google Docs to facilitate a virtual writing workshop and maximize writing instruction.

Join Us for Wednesday Winter Webinars Dedicated to Digital Differentiation with Google

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

These online sessions will focus on a model I designed and developed in 2011 to provide educators with resources to leverage the power of technology for teaching and learning. Learn to embrace e-portfolios to empower students as stakeholders in their own learning.

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Facilitate a Writing Workshop in the Virtual Classroom

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Infinitec and I are offering a webinar designed to help educators facilitate a writing workshop in the virtual classroom. Learn how to utilize the many features available in Google Docs to facilitate a virtual writing workshop and maximize writing instruction. Join us for an in-depth look at launching a virtual writing workshop that will provide students with opportunities to become active participants in their own learning.

Join Us for Digital Differentiation with Google Docs 2020

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

The model was designed to provide resources, pedagogy, and inspiration to empower educators to leverage the power of tech as a tool to support the unique learning needs of ALL students. Universal Design for Learning supports the idea that our learning needs are as diverse as our fingerprints.

5 Digital tools for making the virtual classroom more inclusive

Neo LMS

Education used to be associated with classrooms and chairs, desks, and blackboards. Nowadays, education also takes place online, as an integral part of academic education or lifelong learning programs. Read more: Applying Universal Design for Learning in remote classrooms.

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Join us for Digital Differentiation with Google Docs

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Digital Differentiation: Great Ways to Use Google Docs to Design Differentiated Learning Experiences. Learn to leverage the power of Google Docs to design personalized learning experiences that meet the unique needs of ALL learners in the classroom. Provide students with flexible learning paths and maximize instruction by embracing the powerful features available in this mainstream tool for education.

Join Us for Wednesday Winter Webinars Dedicated to Digital Differentiation with Google

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

These online sessions will focus on a model I designed and developed in 2011 to provide educators with resources to leverage the power of technology for teaching and learning. The 2020 model features efficient and effective ways to provide ALL students with flexible learning paths for success by leveraging the power of Google Tools. These free, mainstream education tools are packed with accessibility features allowing all educators to level the playing field for learning and growth.

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Join us for Digital Differentiation with Google Docs

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Digital Differentiation: Great Ways to Use Google Docs to Design Differentiated Learning Experiences. Learn to leverage the power of Google Docs to design personalized learning experiences that meet the unique needs of ALL learners in the classroom. Provide students with flexible learning paths and maximize instruction by embracing the powerful features available in this mainstream tool for education.

Present Slides with Captions for Screen Readers with Google Docs

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

The Captions feature is powered by machine learning and it is quite accurate. The accessibility features available in Google Docs provide ALL students with access to a common learning tool that is widely available and FREE for education. To learn more about accessibility features and ways to use them to design learning experiences that support ALL learners, I invite you to attend one of my upcoming webinars, or contact me through the form below. Learn more about SK12.

Join Us for Digital Differentiation with Google Docs 2020

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

The model was designed to provide resources, pedagogy, and inspiration to empower educators to leverage the power of tech as a tool to support the unique learning needs of ALL students. Universal Design for Learning supports the idea that our learning needs are as diverse as our fingerprints.

Join Our Wednesday Webinars in October

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Each session will take a look at ways to use the design features available in this fee and accessible mainstream suite of tools to support the principles of Universal Design for Learning, UDL. Join me and MyInfinitec.org to explore ways to put UDL to practice in a Google-powered learning environment. It’s time to turn up student creativity in your classroom with the new audio feature in Google Slides. Learn more about SK12.

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How to apply the Universal Design for Learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

The way people learn is as unique as cats’ noses. So even though students in a classroom may look alike, they each have a unique combination of background, strengths, needs and interests that affect their learning outcomes. Since classrooms are so diverse, curricula need to meet this diversity. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is thought to be the solution to the above problem. Why Universal Design for Learning in the classroom matters.

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Personalizing the Journey for Our Students

The Principal of Change

Translate this thought into the classroom. Katie Novak , an internationally recognized expert in Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and all-around awesome person, discusses this personalization of learning for students and why it is so significant : Imagine this scene in a 3rd-grade classroom: Students are sitting quietly on the floor as a teacher reads Charlotte’s Web aloud. February 8, 2018 Personalized Learning Vs Personalization of Learning.

Universal Design for Learning and Blended Learning: Engagement

Catlin Tucker

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework that is based on a scientific understanding of how people learn. The goal of UDL is to design “barrier-free, instructionally rich learning environments and lessons that provide access to all students” (Nelson, 2).

PowerUp Your Virtual Classroom with FREE Online PD

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

At 3:00, I’ll be presenting back-to-back sessions designed to help educators uncover the power of the virtual classroom to increase student engagement and maximize instructional time. . Powerful Google Powered Projects for the Virtual Classroom. Explore the model and learn more.

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How to Maximize the 4 C’s in Your Classroom

EdTechTeam

Evidence of the need for these 4 C’s is embedded in Universal Design for Learning (UDL). To create truly student centered, personalized learning opportunities, teachers must design lessons with intention. Kim incorporates best practices including WICOR, UDL, ELL.

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Live Thursday, February 2nd - Panel on Personal Learning Profiles

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me today, Thursday, February 2nd, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com panel discussion on "Personal Learning Profiles," also referred to in variously as "personal success plans," "learner profiles," or "personalized learning paths." With a growing sense of the value of personalized, customized, and student-driven learning, what is the best way to capture and communicate students'' learning plans and goals?

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8 New Books to Jump-Start Your Summer Learning

Tom Murray

School leaders begin to make their plans for the summer months; from professional learning days to administrative PLCs. To prepare for the upcoming summer, I wanted to share eight books that I’ve recently reviewed or read for my own personal growth. Each book – although very different in nature – supports dynamic teaching and learning practices. and Grow Each Day A focus on personal and professional development helps these educators succeed.

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EdTech and the accessibility paradox

The Christensen Institute

For a number of years, her district has pursued personalized learning. That’s given Cox a front seat to a new movement in education, which calls for recreating classrooms in a manner that supports learning for each child. In some ways, personalized learning is catching up to what special education advocates have long believed. Therefore, we should not present them with the same learning experiences.

Free Webinar: Transform Teaching & Learning with ThingLink

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Are you looking for a user friendly and flexible tool to help you easily create engaging multimedia rich content to redefine teaching and learning? Are you interested in using technology to meet the personal learning needs of the students in your classroom? ThingLink EDU is a digital tool that provides users with the ability to turn any image or video into a multimedia rich interactive learning tool.

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Power Up Your Virtual Classroom with FREE Online PD

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

At 3:00, I’ll be presenting back-to-back sessions designed to help educators uncover the power of the virtual classroom to increase student engagement and maximize instructional time. . Powerful Google Powered Projects for the Virtual Classroom. Explore the model and learn more.

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5 Ways to Make Learning Personal

The CoolCatTeacher

In their book, Make Learning Personal, they talk about how you enlist the support of learners beneath their own process of learning. They argue that student should assemble a “ personal backpack.” ” This is not a physical backpack, necessarily but includes tools and strategies that help them learn according to their own style of learning. I highly recommend Make Learning Personal, it is an excellent book for your summer reading.

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