UDL Book Study: Ch. 1 & Intro to UDL webinar
Date: January 14, 2019
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|Kristin Leslie, ATP, Cyndi Caniglia, PH.D. & Linda Doehle AT Specialist||internet||50||1|
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UDL Now! By Katie Novak - SETC Book Study, A Teacher's Guide to Applying UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING in Today's Classrooms.
If you are curious about UDL, this book study is for you! Come to explore UDL in a supportive environment with no pressure. Join the UDL discussion and hear how other teachers and therapists are practically applying and supporting UDL principles in their classrooms and schools. (These sessions will not be recorded to allow for open discussion and the building of a trusting learning community.)
“Katie Novak’s well-articulated know-how about how to put UDL into practice has helped many thousands of educators. However, rather than rest on that success, Katie has done what expert learners and expert teachers do: She has reflected on her own performance and asked, “What can I do better? How can I make my point clearer? What have I learned from those many practitioners I have met and worked within the past couple of years?’ Throughout this book, you’ll find the answers to those and other questions. The result is a bigger and better book.”
~ David Rose, Co-Founder of CAST and a principal architect of the UDL framework and guidelines
“In this revised and expanded edition of the bestseller Katie Novak provides practical insights and savvy strategies for helping all learners meet high standards using the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework. Novak shows how to use the UDL Guidelines to:
· plan lessons,
· choose materials,
· assess learning
· improve instructional practice.
Novak discusses key concepts such as scaffolding, vocabulary-building, and using student feedback to inform instruction. She also provides tips on recruiting students as partners in the teaching process and engaging them in how they learn. is a fun and effective Monday-morning playbook for great teaching.”
Participants will gain an understanding of the UDL Guidelines
Participants will learn strategies for engaging all learners
Participants will learn how to plan lessons with UDL principles in mind
Participants will learn about technology that supports UDL implementation
Ch. 1, UDL and Reality TV Collide, Introduction to UDL
Kristin Leslie is an occupational therapist and an assistive technology professional who has worked in special education in Washington State Public Schools for 19 years. She is currently the director of the Special Education Technology Center. Her leadership role at SETC includes providing consultation to administrators and educators on AT procedures and best practices. Also, she actively teaches webinars, in-person classes, and consultation on the implementation of assistive technology for children with a wide range of physical and cognitive abilities.
Cyndi Caniglia, PH.D. Assistant Professor, School of Education, Whitworth University
Linda Doehle started her career as a software engineer after completing her degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics at Whitworth College. She brought her technical skills to the field of assistive technology while working as an Assistive Technology Specialist for the Yakima School District. Linda holds an AT Specialist Certificate and enjoys being able to use her technology skills in helping students optimize their abilities through the use of assistive technology. Linda has been with the Special Education Technology Center for five years and has presented webinars and classes at both state and local conferences.