Differentiating Instruction with Technology


Differentiated instruction is a method by which we can tackle this challenge and find new ways to help our students. Teachers need to acquire their own skills in using technology to provide accessible instructional materials and alternatives that will provide voice and choice for students. UDL Framework from CAST. UDL can help meet the needs of the widest range of student variability. Blog Rosey McQuillan #UDL

Universal Design for Learning: What Educators Need to Know


The Universal Design for Learning (also known by its abbreviation UDL and occasionally just “universal learning”) is an educational framework designed by CAST, an educational research organization located in Boston. Additionally, you can use UDL to boost student motivation.


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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. Q: What exactly is UDL, and why does it matter?

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Balance Instruction and Feedback with Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

I would like to see teachers balance the time they spend on instruction with the time they spend facilitating learning and providing feedback as students attempt to do something with that instruction. That way, students can control the pace they consume and process that instruction.

Side-by-Side Assessments: Grading With Students

Catlin Tucker

” If the answer is “yes,” they should make a video and allow students to self-pace through that instruction. If the answer is “no,” and the teacher plans to differentiate instruction, that can happen in small groups as part of a station rotation lesson.

Research Based Strategies for Distance Learning with Dr. Matthew Rhoads

The CoolCatTeacher

Based in San Diego, Dr. Rhoads talks about how to integrate instructional strategies, have a teacher toolbox, how to show teachers technology, using Google Jamboard to brainstorm, how to observe and model online teaching for teachers.

Two UVM online courses this Fall featuring pedagogy and technology

Learning With Lucie

Register by August 5 at [link] educational-technology-online- sequence/ EDCI 322 UDL and Differentiated Instruction with Technology (online) Explore how technologies can support learner-centered strategies that address the diverse needs of students. With an emphasis on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and differentiating instruction to ensure appropriate educational opportunities for all learners, this course investigates the use of adaptive and assistive technologies.

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10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Flipping Your Classroom: Redefining Homework and Instruction is an excellent course to help you with this. 4 – UDL – Universal Design for Learning Inaccessibility is still a major downfall of some online learning implementations.

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A Back-to-School, Personalized Learning Toolkit


4) Blog—Five Steps to Differentiated Instruction In this blog, we take a deep dive into differentiated instruction by laying out five steps to get you started. Taking a differentiated approach to instruction recognizes that a variety of tactics must be utilized in order to reach every student—benchmarking students, for example, or finding innovative ways to align to standards.

Part 3… STEM Resource Series… Over 70 Stemtastic Sites

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

The site also features collaboration tools to enable teachers to discuss and share effective instructional practices. Also, find professional development resources such as a video on differentiated instruction or a tutorial on what engineering might look like in your classroom. CAST Science Writer – Discover this amazing UDL tool from the people at CAST. Welcome to this third of many posts that will bring you over 70 STEM links.

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Back to School with Choice Boards – SULS0121

Shake Up Learning

The greatest advantages to this teaching method are the way in which it adds not just choice, but variety, differentiation, and especially student voice. Summer VACAY Bingo (Anderson One Instructional Technology Team).

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Inclusive Schools Week Giveaway with Brookes Publishing


Join the community to connect with like-minded individuals and participate in engaging discussions on topics like Universal Design for Learning (UDL), differentiated instruction, and collaborative teaming. For Inclusive Schools Week , which took place from December 5th to 9th, Brookes Publishing , sponsor of the Teaching All Students: Practical Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms professional learning community (PLC) on edWeb.net , celebrated with a five-day giveaway.

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3 Steps to a More Accessible Classroom

Graphite Blog

Any classroom teacher will tell you the importance of differentiating instruction and materials for students' diverse needs. A truly inclusive classroom goes beyond accessibility and adheres to Universal Design for Learning (UDL). For more information about digital accessibility and UDL, check out the following resources: Common Sense Media's Learning Differences & Special Needs Guide. Universal Design for Learning (UDL): What You Need to Know.

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21 Top Professional Development Topics For Teachers Now

Cool Cat Teacher

They fit into the categories of SEL, digital instruction, engagement/management, and leadership. Even when connecting at a distance instead of in person, we can all benefit from learning some skills to connect with students on an emotional level, even while delivering classroom instruction.

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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. Part 3: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Process. I do really hope you enjoyed the prior two posts on differentiated instructions tools for reading using technology. Part 1: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Reading.

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 20th at 3:30pm #EdTechMonth: Learn About Differentiated Instruction and UDL; Personalize Your PD , Explore ways to use differentiated instruction and UDL principles to personalize your professional development. The Learning Revolution Weekly Update May 13th Nine tenths of education is encouragement. Anatole France The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0"

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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. Details and instructions for participants here. The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 29th Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. - Leo Tolstoy The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0"

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

See instructions and call for proposals here , and be sure to check out our incredible lineup of keynotes and distinguished speakers : Travis Allen , Steve Anderson , Barnett Barry , Vicki Davis , Howie DiBlasi , Julie Evans , Troy Hicks , Rushton Hurley , Bill Kist , Gary Lopez , Anne Mirtschin , Jeff Piontek , Shelly Sanchez Terrell , and Nicole Tucker-Smith. Please see the call for proposals and submission instructions here.