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

User Generated Education

If there is a makerspace in your school, it may be down the hall, in the library, or in another building. 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. Design Thinking and UDL Planning Tool. Post by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

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No Two Learners Alike: Supporting Learning Diversity and UDL

District Administration

Select from more than 13,000 peer-created lessons from our shared library, personalize them for your students, or create from scratch. VizZle is web-based software for diverse learners. Create goals and folders that can be accessed from desktops, laptops, or iPads and Android tablets, and track data automatically. Date of broadcast: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:55 am EST. Login or Register to watch!

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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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eSchool News launches eSchool News IT Solutions: Hardware and Management Guide

eSchool News

We put a spotlight on examples of how real IT leaders make innovation a priority for their district, and we examine priorities such as content accessibility, broadband access, and supporting UDL. Stay tuned for eSchool News Guides on library media technology, online/blended learning, and more.

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Schools Need to Include More Visual-Based Learning

User Generated Education

Library of Congress teacher’s page: Using primary sources. Education professional development school reform sketchnotes UDL visual literacy visual mediaWhen asked what my first language is, I often answer, “visual.” ” I think in images, prefer to be taught through images, and like to express what I know through images. I find it disconcerting that as learners progress to the higher grades, there is less use of images and visuals to teach concepts.

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How Colleges Can Improve Accessibility In Remote Courses

Edsurge

And so we've had to coordinate to set up Wi-Fi hotspots outside of their local libraries [and] town council halls. So we need to try to follow those UDL guidelines to ensure that our course materials are accessible for all, for all learners.

Go Ahead, Scam Me Kids!

The Daring Librarian

But knowing how bad I am about changing my one bulletin board in the library, I'm pretty sure I just gave it to the kid with a big high five and a whooping "Great job sweetie, well done!" At least they're visiting the library. Come and get my prizes, just come to the library & check out a book. That's why I'm such a big fan of PBL and UDL as a Teacher Librarian. I finished reading ALL my Library Books and it was COLD! WARNING: Rant Below.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

McClaskey , resident of Ed Tech Associates, is a recognized UDL and Digital Learning Consultant with 28 years experience in using technology in the classroom. She currently curates four topics in Scoop.it: Personalized Learning, Universal Design for Learning, Leveling the Playing Field with Apps and Math, Technology and UDL: Closing the Achievement Gap. She is a member of ISTE, SIGMS, ALA, AASL, and ILA (Iowa Library Association).

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Plain Language and Inclusive Document Design

ProfHacker

So I was delighted to discover an excellent new article on In the Library with the Lead Pipe by Jennifer Turner & Jessica Schomberg on “Inclusivity, Gestalt Principles, and Plain Language in Document Design.” Using a succinct, clear, and active voice directly supports UDL’s guidance to use clear vocabularies and structures (CAST, 2014). I’ve been doing a lot of thinking this month about making teaching documents of all kinds more accessible.

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Discovery Educator Network Invites Educators Around the Globe to Attend the 2018 Fall VirtCon

techlearning

Learn how one Library Media Specialist developed a center for creativity, discovery, and community spirit. Extending the Love: How UDL Embraces the Needs of All Students. -Virtual event provides teachers and administrators new, actionable strategies for creating dynamic digital learning environments- Silver Spring, Md.

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To Flip or Not to Flip? That is the Question!

Fractus Learning

Help your students find places such as the library, a friend’s home, or a coffee shop. Ask parents and students to help create a borrowing library of old devices, such as old cell phones, iPods, etc. He is a member of CAST’s Professional Learning Cadre and recently developed a five-hour online professional development course on UDL for teachers in Florida.

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Leading an Orchestra of Learning

Educator Innovator

Last summer, teachers and staff transformed the spacious old school library into the Learning Studio. Technology Integration Specialist Marc Patton said the library was filled with outdated books stacked on shelves too high for kids to reach and lacked a media specialist. The school’s personalized learning model draws from Universal Design for Learning (UDL) guidelines developed at Harvard University. “If At Eastern Heights Elementary School in St.

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April 22 Learning Revolution Mini-Conference: Emergency Remote Teaching & Learning: Survive, Thrive, & Plan for What Comes Next

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He writes and speaks about academic librarianship, learning technologies, library leadership, higher education, open and affordable learning, design thinking and user experience.

Wednesday's "Emergency Remote Teaching & Learning" Mini-Conference - New Sessions Added

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He writes and speaks about academic librarianship, learning technologies, library leadership, higher education, open and affordable learning, design thinking and user experience.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. How does your library manage digital collections?

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The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Mortenson Creating a 24/7 Professional Development Model by Josh Allen Creating a Library Website to Support Information Literacy Needs by Luann Edwards Creating ePortfolios using Weebly by Valerie R. Tomorrow, Saturday, April 21st, is worldwide 2012 Social Learning Summit , a one-day virtual conference being held as a partnership of Classroom 2.0 and the Discovery Educator Network. The Summit is from 9:00am - 3:00pm US Eastern Time.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Topics include: Personalize Your Math Professional Development, Learn About Differentiated Instruction and UDL, Personalize Your ELA Professional Development, and more. Learn how to collect and share data that connects your library to student learning.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Topics include: Personalize Your Math Professional Development, Learn About Differentiated Instruction and UDL, Personalize Your ELA Professional Development, and more. FREE 30 day trial for #Libraries & #Schools. How does your library manage digital collections?