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  • People holding sparklers in celebration

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    CAST and partners awarded $5 million to design software to adapt and customize digital materials for students with disabilities.

  • Thursday, March 5, 2015

    CAST Research Scientist Sam Johnston is quoted in a new Campus Technology magazine article titled "Course Design that Meets More Learners' Needs."

  • YouthBuild student drilling a ceiling

    Monday, May 14, 2018

    During the week of May 14-21, 2018, CAST's CEE-STEM project will be featured in the NSF STEM for All Video Showcase. This week-long, virtual showcase creates an opportunity for NSF-funded research projects in various stages to discuss their work with fellow researchers as well as the public.

  • Monday, September 12, 2016

    Senior U.S. Department of Education officials visit CAST and local schools that practice UDL during "Opportunity Across America" Back-to-School Bus Tour. Sue Swenson, acting assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), and Ruth Ryder, acting director of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), will visit CAST on Tuesday afternoon for a “Learning and Listening” roundtable discussion of hot-button topics such as ways to improve K-12 literacy instruction, assessment, classroom products, and teacher preparation to make schools more inclusive and effective.

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    Janet Gronneberg and Sam Johnston, 2015

    This article summarizes Universal Design for Learning, a framework for the design of materials and instructional methods that are usable by a wide range of students.

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    David Rose, et al., 2014

    While the Common Core State Standards can shape our expectations for the curriculum, they cannot answer the complex question facing classroom educators each day: how to guide students to reach those standards. In this article written ...

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    , 2013

    In this article, the authors examine the intersection of arts education and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to inform the design of better art, curricula, and UDL checkpoints. They build a case for the contribution of the arts ...

  • CAST offers a number of robust (and free) learning tools. These tools, designed and tested as part of CAST’s research projects, help educators, parents, and students experience the power of flexible learning environments.

  • Photo of Kim Ducharme

    Director of Educational User Experience Design

    As Director of Educational User Experience Design, Kim Ducharme heads up design strategy and user experience for the development of interactive learning environments and tools that expand learning opportunities for all individuals through Universal Design for Learning. She leverages ...

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    Hall, T.E. et al., 2015

    CAST created Strategic Reader, a technology-based system blending Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) in a digital learning environment to improve reading comprehension instruction. This experimental study evaluates the effectiveness of The Strategic Reader ...