Vue, Hall, et al., 2015
This descriptive study examined focus group data gathered to address two questions: First, do data from focus groups affirm and expand our understanding of writing and writing development among middle school students? And second, do data from focus groups provide information helpful to the use of digital technology for enhancing writing instruction, production, and engagement?
Monday, June 29, 2015
Are you a middle school resource or remedial reading teacher? Would you like to help us study an innovative tool to boost student engagement and reading comprehension? Join our study!
Reed & Coyne, 2014
In this blog post, 7 th grade teacher Stacey Reed and CAST Research Scientist Peggy Coyne share ideas and resources to help teachers engage students in the scientific process. They tie this work to the Common Core State Standards ...
Reed & Coyne, 2013
Stacey Reed, a 7th grade science teacher, and Peggy Coyne, a CAST research scientist, describe CAST Science Writer, a free interactive web-based instructional tool to support students’ writing scientific reports. Based on the framework ...
Friday, March 6, 2015
CAST Co-Founder David Rose and Co-President Gabrielle Rappolt-Schlichtmann and their work on the Udio project were featured this week in The Hechinger Report, an online national web magazine.
additional information about Universal Design for Learning
A suite of implementation tools and professional learning resources for scaled and effective use of CAST’s evidence-based Science Notebook in a Universal Design for Learning Environment (SNUDLE).
CAST and the UDL Implementation Research Network are leading a field-building initiative to stimulate, support, and sustain best practices in UDL education program design, product development, and classroom instruction to meet the growing global demand for UDL as a design framework that recognizes variability among all learners.
Information about the National Center on the Use of Emerging Technologies to Improve Literacy Achievement for Students with Disabilities in Middle School project at CAST
Instructional Designer & Research Associate
As an Instructional Designer and Research Associate, Jen helps design and research educational materials and programs that are accessible, engaging, and learner-centered. ...