A perfect pairing: UDL and PLCs

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Related content: 5 ways our centralized LMS supports UDL. One such framework is Universal Design for Learning (UDL). UDL is a standards-based framework for inclusive education that aims to eliminate barriers to learning and optimize each individual’s opportunity to learn. UDL recognizes that a one-size-fits-all curriculum doesn’t meet the needs of all students.

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

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Some makerspace activities may be focusing on how to use the resources available and may not be connecting the activities to the curriculum or around a real world problem. 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). UDL was designed to reduce the barriers to the curriculum and maximize learning.

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

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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? A UDL classroom is carefully crafted to provide ALL students with multiple opportunities for learning and growth. For a great overview of UDL, please watch this CAST video, UDL at a Glance. Putting the UDL Principles to Practice.

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Some Resources for Summer Rejuvenation


Elizabeth Stein offers resources to support the rejuvenation educators need to enjoy, learn, grow, and relax this summer. Once refreshed and centered, co-teachers can look ahead to the new school year by tapping into UDL guidelines and planning tools & templates. Summer Growth Two Teachers in the Room centering co-teaching co-teaching models Elizabeth Stein guidelines learning Patti Ralabate rejuvenation relaxation Summer tools UDL Universal Design for Learning

Improving outcomes with Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

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Although the OCR complaints typically focus on publicly available web content, the American Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that all online instructional content meet accessibility guidelines. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) Resources: S.

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Applying Universal Design for Learning in remote classrooms


This, after all, is the concept of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a framework that aids curriculum designers and educators in ensuring that all learners receive the accommodations that are needed to help them excel in school. UDL was an offshoot of a movement that promoted universal design in architecture and product development. created the UDL framework, and today offers UDL professional development and resources to educators around the world.

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Universal Design for Learning and Blended Learning: Representation

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In my last blog, I focused on the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principle of engagement. Within the principle of representation, there are three guidelines: 1) perception, 2) language and symbols, and 3) comprehension.

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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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A Back-to-School, Personalized Learning Toolkit


Inspiring stories are most effective when paired with practical resources. In this webinar we walk through a self-assessment that will allow you to determine which blended learning models can work with specific schedules, resources, goals, spaces, and technology setups.

Learner Variability: The Why of Personalized Learning from Tom Driscoll


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. . Much of this overlaps with Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

How Colleges Can Improve Accessibility In Remote Courses


Luckily our team had a lot of resources already put out there for them, but we did do a special curation of those on a teaching and learning continuity page. So we need to try to follow those UDL guidelines to ensure that our course materials are accessible for all, for all learners. This is also a really good place where I could kind of talk about some clear universal design for learning guidelines, how you can do universal design in your course.

Here’s the Syllabus for Your Summer Crash Course in Online Education


Is your favorite resource missing? Some students may encounter challenges participating in online courses, either because they don’t have technology resources or because they need special accommodations. Can community guidelines help? Engaging the Online Learner: Activities and Resources for Creative Instruction ,” by Rita-Marie Conrad and J. You learned how to Zoom, or Hangout, or Team up. You read all the quick tips about emergency remote teaching.

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3 Steps to a More Accessible Classroom

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Research and Resources Accessibility is only the beginning. 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. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1.

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

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Topics include: Personalize Your Math Professional Development, Learn About Differentiated Instruction and UDL, Personalize Your ELA Professional Development, and more. He''ll also provide an overview of the accompanying educational resources. Friday, April 25th in Denver, CO Making a Better World: Digital Citizenship & Literacy for K-12 , Empower youth to be in control of their online lives by teaching them digital citizenship using Common Sense Media resources.