5 Essential Things Teachers Need to Know About UDL

The CoolCatTeacher

Loui Lord Nelson on Episode 458 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast Universal Design for Learning (UDL) doesn’t have to be mind-boggling. Today’s guest is international UDL expert Loui Lord Nelson, Ph.D. She talks about what we need to know and also the common mistakes educators make when starting to use UDL. Join me on Tuesday, March 26 at 4 pm ET for a free webinar, 5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology.

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UDL for Adult Learners: Guidelines and Strategies

Digital Promise

“The best thing about Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is that it keeps the rigor of content and standards, but allows for flexibility in the way learners come to their own understanding of the material,” says Jason Marshall of YouthBuild USA. In this webinar, Jason and one of the YouthBuild USA Teaching Fellows, Jo Forman, talk about why UDL is important when working with adult learners, and they outline several UDL guidelines and give strategies for using UDL in the classroom.

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

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

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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Join Us for Wednesday Winter Webinars Dedicated to Digital Differentiation with Google

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

I’m excited to be kicking off the new year with Wednesday Winter Webinars dedicated to Digital Differentiation with Google. This webinar will provide an overview of digital tools and resources to design learning experiences that effectively incorporate digital differentiation.

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Digital Differentiation A Webinar Featuring Tools to Support Flexible Learning Paths for Personalized Learning

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Uncategorized Events #webinar #sk12 #UDLTechnology is a tool that can be used to help teachers facilitate personalized learning experiences to address the diverse needs of all students. At the most basic level, digital tools can be used to help students find, understand, and use information.

Free Webinar: Transform Teaching & Learning with ThingLink

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

We invite you to attend our free webinar and explore the powerful possibilities that exist with ThingLink EDU. Please join us for a free webinar as we explore inspiring examples and easy-to-follow instructions to help you transform teaching and redefine learning with ThingLink. edchat #EdReform #elearning #multimedia #udl Professional development thinglink webinar

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Join Us for Wednesday Winter Webinars Dedicated to Digital Differentiation with Google

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

I’m excited to be kicking off the new year with Wednesday Winter Webinars dedicated to Digital Differentiation with Google. This webinar will provide an overview of digital tools and resources to design learning experiences that effectively incorporate digital differentiation. digital classroom digital tools google docs personalized learning udl #DigiDif #UDL #SK12 #Webinar

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Join Our Wednesday Webinars in October

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

I’m pleased to be presenting a series of webinars for MyInfinitec.org on Wednesdays in October. Each webinar is designed to help educators leverage the power of Google Docs to boost the engagement of ALL learners. Each session will take a look at ways to use the design features available in this fee and accessible mainstream suite of tools to support the principles of Universal Design for Learning, UDL. Simple K12 Webinars in October.

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Great Ways to Embrace Virtual Learning and Increase Student Engagement

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

You’re invited to attend a couple of FREE webinars designed to help educators uncover the power of the virtual classroom to increase student engagement and maximize instructional time. digital classroom digital tools digital writing Events google docs udl #UDL #Webinar #GoogleEDU

Digital Differentiation Webinar Series in July

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Please join me and Simple K12 f or an afternoon of webinars that will highlight digital tools and resources to help teachers design learning experiences that effectively incorporate Digital Differentiation. digital differentiation elearning flexible learning paths multimedia udl webinar Technology is a tool that can be used to help teachers facilitate learning experiences to address the diverse needs of all students.

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Great Ways to Embrace Virtual Learning and Increase Student Engagement

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

You’re invited to attend a couple of FREE webinars designed to help educators uncover the power of the virtual classroom to increase student engagement and maximize instructional time. digital classroom digital tools digital writing Events google docs udl #UDL #Webinar #GoogleEDU

Surround Yourself With Those that Make You Better

The Principal of Change

Katie Novak and I had a chance to discuss some of the concepts from our book, Innovate Inside the Box , on the below webinar with CAST. Here is the full webinar below: Here are a few things that I wanted to highlight from the video: 1. I was asked what my background in UDL was, and my answer essentially, “Katie is my background.” I hope you enjoy the webinar!

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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. This webinar and many others are available to you for free on the edWeb site. community and go to the Webinar Archives folder to take the CE quiz. assistive technology professional development reading comprehension UDL

Digital Differentiation: Power Up the Portfolio Process with Google

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

We hope you can join our next Wednesday Winter Webinar on February 5th. digital tools Events google docs personalized learning udl ePortfolio

Facilitate a Writing Workshop in the Virtual Classroom

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Infinitec and I are offering a webinar designed to help educators facilitate a writing workshop in the virtual classroom. The live webinar will be held on March 25th @ 3:30 CDT. This webinar is available for FREE to ALL Illinois educators, as well as Infinitec members in MN, KS, and PA.

Digital Differentiation: Power Up the Portfolio Process with Google

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

We hope you can join our next Wednesday Winter Webinar on February 5th. digital tools Events google docs personalized learning udl ePortfolio

Join Us for Digital Differentiation with Google Docs 2020

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Join me and @MyInfinitec for a webinar series designed to help educators dig deeper into Digital Differentiation with Google Docs 2020. This webinar will provide an overview of digital tools and resources to design learning experiences that effectively incorporate digital differentiation.

Join us for Digital Differentiation with Google Docs

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Join me and @MyInfinitec at 3:30 CST for a Wednesday Webinar that is FREE to Illinois educators and also members of MyInfinitec outside the state. digital classroom digital tools Events google docs personalized learning udlDigital Differentiation: Great Ways to Use Google Docs to Design Differentiated Learning Experiences. February 12, 2020 | 4:30-5:30 EDT.

Facilitate a Writing Workshop in the Virtual Classroom

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Infinitec and I are offering a webinar designed to help educators facilitate a writing workshop in the virtual classroom. The live webinar will be held on March 25th @ 3:30 CDT. This webinar is available for FREE to ALL Illinois educators, as well as Infinitec members in MN, KS, and PA. digital classroom digital tools digital writing Events google docs personalized learning udl #VirtualClassroom #Learning

Join us for Digital Differentiation with Google Docs

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Join me and @MyInfinitec at 3:30 CST for a Wednesday Webinar that is FREE to Illinois educators and also members of MyInfinitec outside the state. digital classroom digital tools Events google docs personalized learning udlDigital Differentiation: Great Ways to Use Google Docs to Design Differentiated Learning Experiences. February 12, 2020 | 4:30-5:30 EDT.

Present Slides with Captions for Screen Readers with Google Docs

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

While facilitating a webinar series for MyInfinitec, an agency whose goal is to provide access to the core curriculum for all learners, I’ve taken another deep dive into the current accessibility features in Google. To learn more about accessibility features and ways to use them to design learning experiences that support ALL learners, I invite you to attend one of my upcoming webinars, or contact me through the form below. Upcoming Webinars.

Join Us for Digital Differentiation with Google Docs 2020

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Join me and @MyInfinitec for a webinar series designed to help educators dig deeper into Digital Differentiation with Google Docs 2020. This webinar will provide an overview of digital tools and resources to design learning experiences that effectively incorporate digital differentiation.

An Updated Digital Differentiation Model

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

I''ve been using the model to guide the work I do each day and I''ve been sharing it via webinars and hands-on training sessions. cool tool digital text edtech education free free technology student tools teacher tools tech technology udl universal design for learning web 2.0 This is part of a Digital Differentiation model, my way i of weaving a web of flexible tools together for teaching and learning.

Tight on Goals, Flexible on Means: Universal Design for Learning Empowers Opportunity Youth

Digital Promise

UDL and Opportunity Youth. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is “a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn” ( CAST ). UDL’s guiding principles are: All people learn differently; The emotion behind learning is as important as the learning; and. UDL’s principles are powerful supports for Opportunity Youth who have opted out of schools and learning environments that failed to meet their needs.

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April is Autism Awareness Month

edWeb.net

Celebrate this April by attending or viewing one of our webinars on special education. edWeb Blog Autism autism awareness inclusion inclusive classrooms inclusive education special ed special education Special Needs UDL universal design for learningStarting with World Autism Awareness Day , April brings us a month of celebrating each unique individual who is a brother, sister, son, daughter, aunt, uncle, neighbor, student, or friend.

PowerUp Your Virtual Classroom with FREE Online PD

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

This FREE webinar series kicks off on March 17th @ 11:00 am EST with a session facilitated by Deb Norton, an amazing Technology Integration Specialist and ISTE Online Instructor who will be sharing best practices for teaching virtually online. Wednesday Winter Webinar Series – 2020.

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21 Top Professional Development Topics For Teachers Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Recently, while discussing the next steps for schools this fall with two instructional designers in the webinar “10 Ways to Move Learning Forward”, we identified ten considerations for school. (I’ve I’ve embedded the webinar below for you to review.)

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A Back-to-School, Personalized Learning Toolkit

Edsurge

6) Webinar—Blended Learning: Which Model Works For You? 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. 9) Blog—Universal Design for Learning: Powering Personalized Experiences for All Students Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a parallel approach similar to personalized learning.

Power Up Your Virtual Classroom with FREE Online PD

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

This FREE webinar series kicks off on March 17th @ 11:00 am EST with a session facilitated by Deb Norton , an amazing Technology Integration Specialist and ISTE Online Instructor. Register for this free webinar series to gain access to both live and on demand sessions.

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How Colleges Can Improve Accessibility In Remote Courses

Edsurge

And then we did some webinars for Blackboard Basic, Zoom, TechSmith Relay, and even Microsoft Teams. Then we also have continued our webinars series with our Center for Faculty Development and Innovation.

Inclusive Schools Week Giveaway with Brookes Publishing

edWeb.net

The giveaway began with a survey in which Brookes Publishing asked special ed educators for their opinions on webinar topics for 2017. The survey results will help guide Brookes Publishing in selecting webinar topics for the community in 2017. Members receive invites to free webinars hosted by leading researchers in the field of inclusive education and learn about the latest tools and resources for helping all students reach their full potential.

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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

LET’S COMMIT TO MAKING WEBINARS BETTER (30 minutes) 1:00 PM US-Eastern Daylight Time Click here to see the time in your own time zone Does it seem your inbox is bursting with announcements for webinars?

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 open PD/unconference/webinar series I have been to a number of Edcamps in the past several years, and these free unconferences, crowdsourcing the knowledge of the attendees themselves, still rival any experience I pay $$$ for.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This webinar will provide you with all of the basics to learn how to turn on Googler at your school. Effective teaching skills do not always transfer to online presenting as evidenced in many webinars.

My Edublog Awards Nominations for 2011

SpeechTechie

Best educational wiki- Karen Janowski''s and Joyce Valenza''s UDL tech toolkit is a one-stop (but extraordinarily robust) resource for implementing Universal Design for Learning across the curriculum. Best open PD/unconference/webinar series- I went to my first unconference this year at EdCamp Boston and it was one of the best PD experiences I have ever had. It''s that time already.