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CAST iSolveIt Puzzles

Launched: 2013

The MathSquared and MathScaled puzzles make learning algebra reasoning and problem solving fun! Free from Apple's iTunes store. Learn More


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UDL Studio ™

Launched: 3/12/2013

Allows anyone to make universally designed educational materials with levels of learning supports. Go to: CAST UDL Studio

Grades: All
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UDL Exchange ™

Launched: 2/8/2013

Enables educators to create, mix, and share instructional resources based on UDL and aligned to the Common Core Standards. Go to: CAST UDL Exchange

Grades: Educators
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iSolveIt ™ Math Puzzles

Launched: 1/31/2013

Innovative, research-based games that teach essential math reasoning and problem-solving skills. Go to: CAST iSolveIt puzzles

Grades: Middle school and up.
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UDL Curriculum Toolkit ™

Launched: 6/26/2012

Empowers curriculum developers and researchers author and publish educational materials that are flexible and responsive to the needs of all learners. Go to: CAST UDL Curriculum Toolkit

Grades: Curriculum developers, researchers
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UDL Book Builder ™

Enables educators to develop their own digital books to support reading instruction literacy learning. Go to: CAST UDL Book Builder

Grades: All Grades
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CAST Science Writer ™

A web-based writing tool that scaffolds the process of composing science-class and lab reports. Go to: CAST Science Writer

Grades: Middle and High School
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UDL Curriculum Self-Check ™

Helps educators build options and flexibility into each element of the curriculum in order to reach and engage all students. Go to: CAST UDL Curriculum Self-Check

Grades: All Grades
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UDL Editions ™

Publicized by Google around the world, UDL Editions is a model for presenting classic texts from world literature in a flexible online interface with just-in-time, individualized supports for struggling and expert readers alike. Go to: CAST UDL Editions

Grades: 5 and up
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UDL Guidelines

A set of principles for designing curriculum that provides all individuals with equal opportunities to learn. Created at CAST and housed by the National Center on Universal Design for Learning. Learn More about the National Center on UDL

Grades: Educators
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UDL Lesson Builder ™

Helps educators to design lessons/units of study to meet the diverse learning challenges, skills, and background of students in today's classrooms. Go to: CAST UDL Lesson Builder

Grades: All Grades
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UDL Online Modules ™

Two online modules that introduce the theory, principles, and application of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to teacher candidates and in-service teachers. Go to: CAST UDL Online Module

Grades: Educators
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Strategy Tutor ™

Publicized by Google around the world, Strategy Tutor supports students and teachers doing reading and research on the Internet. Go to: CAST Strategy Tutor

Grades: 5 and up
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Teaching Every Student

Explains and exemplifies Universal Design for Learning and its classroom applications. Also provides activities, model lessons, and toolkits to support educators. Go to: CAST Teaching Every Student

Grades: All Grades
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Thinking Reader ®

Provides middle-school students with instruction and practice in key reading strategies. Learn more at Tom Snyder Productions

Grades: 5-8
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WiggleWorks ®

Interactive books that provide a blend of technology, literature, and teacher support to help children become successful readers and writers. Learn more at Scholastic

Grades: PreK-3
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