UDL

Your UDL Lesson Planner: The Step-by-Step Guide for Teaching All Learners

Many teacher resources explore the fundamentals of universal design for learning (UDL). This book takes UDL to the next level for educators who understand the basics—and can’t wait to start using UDL in their lesson plans and classrooms. In Your UDL Lesson Planner, Patti Kelly Ralabate walks teachers through the entire UDL lesson planning process, from developing learning goals to ...

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Differentiating Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom: Strategies for Success

Students in the 21st-century classroom are diverse – culturally, economically, and linguistically, with disparate needs and abilities. General education classroom students vary in academic readiness, interest level, and individual learning profile, and some may have severe learning and behavioral challenges. All teachers today need to be able to differentiate instruction, using strategies that address students’ strengths, interests, skills, and readiness ...

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Technology and Media Division (TAM) Products

CEC’s Technology and Media Division (TAM) publishes an array of products that help practitioners use technology and media to improve results for individuals with exceptional learning needs. These products are widely used by practitioners and families. Many university faculty use the products as course materials and staff developers use TAM products in their workshops. The following products are available for purchase through ...

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Making the Common Core Writing Standards Accessible Through Universal Design for Learning

Unlock hidden writing skills in all learners through UDL! The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for writing are promising but present a host of challenges in implementation, especially for struggling students. In this valuable resource, Sally A. Spencer demonstrates the potential of universal design for learning (UDL) as a framework for making the CCSS writing and language standards accessible to ...

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TAM Fan: Universal Design for Learning

Universal design for learning (UDL) is an approach to curriculum development, instruction, and assessment that uses instructional and assistive technologies to accommodate individual learner differences, while engaging all learners. This TAM Fan is designed to help you plan lessons that incorporate UDL principles to ensure that all students succeed. Each blade offers suggestions for implementing UDL on one side – including ...

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Webinar: iAccess: Mobile Devices to Enhance Learning

In collaboration with the Division on Physical, Health, and Multiple Disabilities (DPHMD) Hear about research-based practices that integrate mobile devices in a universal design for learning framework to support, enhance, and evaluate student outcomes across grade levels and content areas. You’ll see concrete examples of how to use devices, programs, and apps effectively for students with significant needs (e.g., autism, ...

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Webinar: Learning with APPtitude: Top 10 Apps to Support Students with Disabilities

With close to one million apps now available, which ones should you choose? Using class profiling, goal selection, app evaluation methods and universal design for learning as their guides, professionals in education and rehabilitation sciences share their top 10 apps to support multiple means of representation, expression and engagement so that ALL students, including those with disabilities, can enjoy meaningful ...

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Universal Design for Learning in the Classroom

Clearly written and well organized, this book shows how to apply the principles of universal design for learning (UDL) across all subject areas and grade levels. The editors and contributors describe practical ways to develop classroom goals, assessments, materials, and methods that use UDL to meet the needs of all learners. Specific teaching ideas are presented for reading, writing, science, ...

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Inclusive Assessment and Accountability

Practitioners need reliable methods for accurately measuring the progress of all K-12 students in district- and statewide assessments—including those students who face obstacles to ordinary testing. By providing step-by-step guidelines for choosing appropriate accommodations and alternative testing practices for students with mild to severe disabilities as well as English language learners, this book is a reliable source. The authors also ...

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