UDL Training Materials and Resources: Curriculum Writing
On this page, you will find links to training presentations, handouts and suggestions for activities you could do with your curriculum writers.
Click here to download the full UDL presentation.
|UDL Background|| Presentation: UDL_Background
Presentations created by HCPSS Teachers:
Presentation from CAST:
|Brain Networks and Principles||Presentation:BrainNetworks_Principles
Willingham, Daniel. The 21st Century Student Mind (2009)
Willingham: Three brain facts every educator should know Washington Post, December 2010
Willingham article: The Student Mind: Why students don’t like school (pdf)
National Geographic article: The Teenage Brain (doc)
CAST Educator Checklist: identify specific tools to provide flexible options in the classroom.
|Barriers to Learning||Presentation:Barriers to LearningBarriers to Learning
Educator Checklist (doc)
Teacher Checklist (doc)
http://udlselfcheck.cast.org:This website allows you to expand your teaching palatte to teach all learners. You should choose one lesson or unit that is ineffective and is not reaching some of your learners. This tool will help you identify barriers and reflect upon the curriculum (goals, methods, materials and assessment). TRY IT!
Barriers in lesson planning activity: Templates and sample barriers worksheet included in this activity.
UDL Interactive Activity: Choose your classroom and go through your lessons!
|Common Core and UDL||Presentation:CommonCore_UDLCommon Core and UDL: http://www.udlcenter.org/advocacy/faq_guides/common_core|
|Resources for Reaching Digital Learners||Presentation: Resources_DigitalLearners
UDLinks: mobile app for resources by content area: Available in ITunes App Store (http://ow.ly/81Rv4) and Google Android Market Place (http://ow.ly/81Rth)
Bookbuilder, but better! A way for teachers to create online materials, with visuals, audio and captioning.
Sample Teacher and student products:
Teacher Self-reflection in Glogster: http://www.glogster.com/buddy20906/album-glog-by-buddy20906/g-6lib833rid7or88k00gq5a0
Romeo and Juliet: Fakebook:http://www.classtools.net/fb/97/gm9Y5B
Sample Body Systems online “poster”: Middle School: http://poster.4teachers.org/view/poster.php?poster_id=431829