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As part of its barrier-busting mission, CAST offers a number of robust (and often free) learning tools. These tools—many designed and tested as part of CAST’s research projects—help educators, developers, families, and other individuals experience the power of flexible learning environments.

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TIES Lessons for All: The 5-15-45 Tool

The life of an educator is fast-paced! Sometimes it feels like just being able to catch your breath is challenging. Figuring out how to balance competing pressures is essential for quality inclusive education.

Visit the 5-15-45 Tool

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CAST Figuration

A feature-rich, responsive, mobile-first, accessible, front-end framework for web developers. Get started fast with reusable components, interactive widgets, and customization options with plenty of examples and documentation.

Download CAST Figuration

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UDL Guidelines

A tool used in the implementation of Universal Design for Learning that can be applied to any discipline or domain to ensure that all learners can access and participate in meaningful, challenging learning opportunities.

Visit the UDL Guidelines

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Learning Designed

Your education power tool for a changing world. Join the community, earn your UDL credentials and certifications, and meet other like-minded educators focused on Universal Design for Learning.

Learn more about Learning Designed

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AEM Pilot

Designed for teams that represent the range of AEM-related services and supports in schools and communities, including administration, instruction, technology, data management, and students and families.

Visit the AEM Pilot

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UDL Studio

Make universally designed educational materials with levels of learning supports, assessments, and interactive elements.

Visit CAST UDL Studio

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UDL Exchange

Create, remix, and share instructional resources based on UDL and aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

Visit CAST UDL Exchange

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UDL Book Builder

Develop your own digital books to support reading instruction and literacy learning.

Visit CAST UDL Book Builder

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iSolveIt Math Puzzles

Innovative, research-based iPad games that teach essential math reasoning and problem-solving skills. Grades 6 and up.

Visit CAST iSolveIt

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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.

Visit CAST UDL Editions

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