A perfect pairing: UDL and PLCs

eSchool News

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. Related Content: eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide.

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Tips, Tricks and Tools to Build Your Inclusive Classroom Through UDL

Edsurge

Many educators know it as the building blocks behind Universal Design for Learning, or UDL. Developed by CAST , UDL is comprised of three guiding principles that seek to increase engagement and accessibility: Providing learners with multiple means of engagement; representation; and action and expression. UDL is not a special ed thing or even a general ed thing. UDL is not a special ed thing or even a general ed thing. Find ways to infuse UDL into learning activities.

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Importance of Assistive Technology

N2Y

For many students with disabilities, assistive technology (AT) is critically important in removing barriers to mobility, communication, socialization, and learning.

Universal Design for Learning Visually Explained for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Being grounded in socio-cultural theory, UDL views learning environments and social interactions as.read more. May 6, 2015 Universal Design for Learning is a framework for learning that includes all students. Universal Design Learning

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Free Webinar: Options for eText: Facilitating Access and Comprehension Through Electronic Text

SpeechTechie

edWeb recently hosted a Webinar in which I discussed resources related to electronic text, sponsored by Mobile Education Store, creator of great apps such as Conversation Builder and Crack the Books. With the advent and proliferation of mobile devices available to students and teachers has come a wide range of options for accessing text. assistive technology professional development reading comprehension UDL

Book Review: The Ultimate Guide to Assistive Technology in Special Education

SpeechTechie

The Ultimate Guide begins with a consideration of UDL (don''t miss the discussion of this topic in the recent ASHA Leader, and in my post ) but quickly gets down to its main purpose, which is to provide a wide-ranging list of technologies (free and for cost, mobile and desktop) within specific categories. adults books consultation UDL

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. We are excited to bring you the latest in the eSchool News Guides series.

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

Ask a Tech Teacher

Eight beautifully tangible cubes displaying each letter, number, and a handful of special symbols come to life before your eyes through the accompanying mobile app for smartphones and tablets. 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.

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Starting my 2022 Georgetown University ed tech seminar

Bryan Alexander

February 24, 2022 – mobile. Muthyala, “Digital Innovation in the Liberal Arts” Aresta, Pedro, and Santos, “Mobile Learning And Higher Education: A Theoretical Overview” Technology exercises. UDL guidelines . This week my spring 2022 seminar began. It’s a master’s degree course for Georgetown University’s excellent Learning, Design, and Technology program. The topic is education and technology.

PleIQ: the early-years interactive smart toy that fosters multiple intelligences through an Augmented Reality experience

Educational Technology Guy

Eight beautifully tangible cubes displaying each letter, number, and a handful of special symbols come to life before your eyes through the accompanying mobile app for smartphones and tablets. 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.

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Part 3… STEM Resource Series… Over 70 Stemtastic Sites

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

CAST Science Writer – Discover this amazing UDL tool from the people at CAST. Science Writer enables students to demonstrate their knowledge of science concepts through writing, structures the writing processes as it relates to content-area writing, structures the thought process required for scientific writing, provides opportunities for structured practice and utilizes the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Framework to meet the needs of a wide range of students.

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

Edsurge

Is your course mobile-phone friendly? UDL in the Cloud: How to Design and Deliver Online Education Using Universal Design for Learning ,” by Katie Novak and Tom Thibodeau (book), addresses accessibility in terms of digital access and disabilities.

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SLPs Make Great Showing (AGAIN) among 2013 Edublog Finalists- VOTE!

SpeechTechie

Busy Bee Speech''s "Dear Teacher.Love, your SLP" Best Twitter Hashtag- #slpeeps, #atchat Best Podcast- A.T.TIPSCAST, Edceptional, Teach Me To Talk with Laura and Friends Best Educational Wiki- UDL Tech Toolkit Best Mobile App- ATEval2Go Lifetime Achievement- Caroline Bowen, Jenn Alcorn Vote away- thanks for all your support and I feel so honored to be nominated myself! The finalists for the 2013 Edublog Awards were just announced, and voting is now open.

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Lesson Planning with a POP

Fractus Learning

The physical text could pose problems because students with visual difficulties or mobility issues could have difficulty reading from a handout. Matt shares his ideas on technology integration and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) through his blog called Learn-Lead-Grow. Have you looked around your classroom lately? No matter your population, there is a tremendous amount of variability or diversity that exists.

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Leading an Orchestra of Learning

Educator Innovator

About two-and-a-half years ago, the school began rolling out mobile devices and working with teachers to develop the process. But Eastern Heights Principal Billy Chan and fellow educators felt something was missing—a space that would lend itself to the full potential of personalized and mobile learning. “We The teachers weeded out half the books and moved the rest onto mobile shelves. At Eastern Heights Elementary School in St.

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What Are You Doing With the Last 5?

Fractus Learning

Students position their cards according to their answer, while the teacher scans the room with their mobile device. #2: Matt shares his ideas on technology integration and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) through his blog called Learn-Lead-Grow. What are you doing with the last five? What I mean is – what are you doing with the last five minutes of class? Have you ever thought about the consequences of wasting five minutes a day?

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Go Ahead, Scam Me Kids!

The Daring Librarian

Hello Unknown~ You know, it shows how much I'm so excited for a REAL comment (rather than the usual SPAM for classes in Mumbai, Mozambigue, or Mobile that I get from spammers and bots) that I'll answer an anonymous comment! That's why I'm such a big fan of PBL and UDL as a Teacher Librarian. WARNING: Rant Below. So, my last post was about an easy interactive reading promotion idea using Post-It Notes I got from my fabulous friend (and one time mentee) Tiffany Whitehead.

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2012 Edublog Award Nominations

SpeechTechie

Best educational wiki Karen Janowski and Joyce Valenza''s UDL Tech Toolkit is a one-stop shop for tools to help any learner access the curriculum. Best mobile app Toontastic , again, cause Animation=Language, and because Launchpad has continued to develop context and allowed school-based SLPs to access them with the All-access Pass. Each year I enjoy the Edublog Awards season, which is ostensibly a competition but really a reminder of the importance of social media in education.

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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

To make sure your computer or mobile is configured for Zoom, please visit zoom.us/test. With 15 years of experience in teaching and administration, an earned doctorate in curriculum and teaching, Katie designs and presents workshops both nationally and internationally focusing on UDL.

The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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. This is a free event, with a focus on inclusion and participation--all are welcome!

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. Is your library mobile friendly? 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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Wednesday's "Emergency Remote Teaching & Learning" Mini-Conference - New Sessions Added

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

To make sure your computer or mobile is configured for Zoom, please visit zoom.us/test. With 15 years of experience in teaching and administration, an earned doctorate in curriculum and teaching, Katie designs and presents workshops both nationally and internationally focusing on UDL.

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. Wednesday, April 30th at 7pm Reinventing the Classroom Preconference Keynotes , Join us at Wednesday evening for three amazing keynotes: 7pm Vicki Davis on "Reinventing Writing," 8pm Anne Mirtschin on "The Amazing e-Classroom," and 9pm Travis Allen on "Becoming a Mobile Learner." Is your library mobile friendly?

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

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. Is your library mobile friendly? asks educators/teachers to show how they are using Internet software or sites and mobile apps in innovative and creative ways in their teaching. The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 22nd The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn.and change.