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  • CAST’s staff publishes books, journal articles, policy statements, magazine and newsletter pieces, and also contributors to radio programs, podcasts, and videos. See some of our latest work below.

  • The CISL software suite includes authoring of OERs, a reader/player to access OERS, and a discovery tool connected to a personalize-able global preferences database.

    2018–2022

    CAST, along with partners from SRI International and the Inclusive Design Research Centre, will be exploring and creating tools to ensure that K-12 students with disabilities get engaging, high-quality accessible digital learning materials, especially open education resources (OERs). The products and resources developed by CISL will enable teachers to customize instruction for the diverse needs of students with disabilities.

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    Network Engagement Manager

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    Learn about CAST's Collaborative Learning App Design Challenge, an innovative, hands-on learning experience made possible by the Anne Meyer & David Rose Founders' Fund for Innovation.

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    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?

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    2012–2016

    CAST, the University of Kansas’s Center for Research on Learning, and the National Association of State Directors of Special Education have partnered on a five-year initiative to research how online learning can be made more accessible, engaging, and effective for K-12 learners with disabilities.

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

  • Photo of Wendy Scott Keeney, Joanne Patton, and Sherri Wilcauskas

    According to former board president, Joanne Patton, CAST had the dreams and the professionalism to help her son George grow his confidence as a learner and communicator. Learn more about George and Joanne as she recounts how CAST made an impact on her, her son, and her family.

  • Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning

    Wednesday, February 13, 2019

    CAST is excited to be part of a new graduate school of education that aims to innovate how STEM educators are trained.