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

User Generated Education

Many of those same qualities are goals of the Common Core State Standards. Universal Design for Learning® (UDL). Universal Design for Learning® (UDL) developed by David Rose and Ann Meyers is a registered trademark of the Center for Assistive Special Technology (CAST). UDL was designed to reduce the barriers to the curriculum and maximize learning. UDL provides a framework for all learners to help them become self-directed and independent expert learners.

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Tools of the Trade

Digital Promise

Working under the motto, “Until learning has no limits,” and co-founded by Lecturer David Rose , CAST developed the concept of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), which drives much of today’s theory around the different ways students learn. UDL really aims to focus on the goal, which is to help learners become expert learners,” says David Gordon, CAST’s director of publishing and communications. UDL Book Builder. UDL Curriculum Toolkit. UDL Guidelines.

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An Updated Digital Differentiation Model

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Here is the new post: Technology is a tool that can be used to help teachers facilitate learning experiences that address the diverse learning needs of all students and help them develop 21st Century Skills, an idea supported by the Common Core. Here is a closer look at three components of effectively using technology as a tool for digital differentiation.

Open School ePortfolio for Authentic Assessment

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

As we scramble to fully implement the Common Core Standards, ePortfolios can be an extremely useful tool to help students develop skills necessary for success in school and beyond. 1:1learning authentic assessment ePortfolio free technology udl An ePortfolio is a collection of student work that is used to document effort, progress, and achievement over time.

PleIQ: the interactive smart toy that fosters multiple intelligences through Augmented Reality

Ask a Tech Teacher

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. We know that teachers are often asked to promote technology use in the classroom to prepare students for the digital world around them. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

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What are this year’s top trends at SXSW EDU?

eSchool News

The advancement of emerging technology is laying the foundation for a new age of learning. With virtual worlds being built to extend the classroom and embedded AI to better track student development, experiential technology provides a new level of immersion. UDL: Designing for Learner Variability. Just as the drive for efficacy research has illuminated the power and pitfalls of technology, so too has learning science research supported best practices for learning.

Part 3: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Process

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the third post in a series designed to support the use of technology for differentiated learning… in and beyond the PBL classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. I do really hope you enjoyed the prior two posts on differentiated instructions tools for reading using technology. I thought in this post it would be interesting to focus on DI writing technology tools.

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The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

1:1 in the Cloud - How choosing a cloud-based solution impacts student learning by Jason Markey 10 Reasons You Should be Podcasting by Rachelle Wooten 100+ STEM Websites & Webtools For Teachers by Letia Cooper 2nd Grade Bilingual Students Create Innovative Lessons for Author Bryan Chick by Martha Lackey Anywhere, Anytime Learning by Chad Lehman At the sharp end of the pencil - Driving Technology Adoption by Sonja Sharp Becoming Social(er): Why Does Community Matter?

Learning Revolution Free Events - "Reinventing the Classroom" Online Conference This Week - GlobalEdCon Call for Proposals - RSMiniCon This Weekend

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Topics include: Personalize Your Math Professional Development, Learn About Differentiated Instruction and UDL, Personalize Your ELA Professional Development, and more. Newsletter Sponsor Click for more information Partner Spotlight CoSN CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) is the premier professional association for district technology leaders. Carolina Kaufman shares the first installation of the Art Institute of Chicago''s series on technology in art education.

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Learning Revolution Free Events - The Conference - Next Up #Reinvent14 - Appreciative Inquiry and AERO

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Carl Rogers The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. Topics include: Personalize Your Math Professional Development, Learn About Differentiated Instruction and UDL, Personalize Your ELA Professional Development, and more. Participants will engage in a variety of projects using modern tools and technology – the perfect way to get ready for ISTE.

Learning Revolution Free Events - Future of Museums Conference Announcement - #EdTechMonth Events Today and Thursday - The Fallacy of Linearity

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tuesday, May 13th at 3:30pm #EdTechMonth: Deepen Your Knowledge about Technology Implementation Planning , Enhance your technology implementation plan using best practices recommendations from PowerUp WHAT WORKS. Thursday, May 15th at 3:30pm #EdTechMonth: Personalize Your ELA Professional Development , Learn how to personalize your professional development around English Language Arts and technology using PowerUp WHAT WORKS. Department of Education and Common Sense Media.

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