What we know about the brain is central to the Universal Design for Learning Framework. Knowing key facts about the brain from a UDL perspective can help inform learning design to address learner variability. Find out more in this downloadable resource designed for educators.
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.
Research & Development Operations Manager
Linda Butler participates in and coordinates Agile development and design research of technology-based, universally designed learning environments. She also participates in content development, XML authoring, and media development at CAST...
Chief Financial Officer & Human Resources Director
As Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Lacy oversees the accounting and human resources functions within CAST, supervises accounting staff and provides oversight to the financial audit in accordance with GAAP. She works in collaboration ...
This project extends a CAST/SRI Google App-based curriculum and technology innovation called Corgi(Co-Organize Learning with the Google Interface) to improve STEM learning and higher-order thinking for middle students with learning disabilities and their typically developing peers in general education STEM courses.
CAST and the University of Kansas have created Corgi, an innovative suite of tools that marks the next generation of information and graphic organizers. These tools support students to organize and co-organize their learning by engaging with graphic organizers in a digital, flexible, Google App environment that can be integrated into any learning environment.
This 5-part video series created with funding from the New Hampshire Department of Education focuses on assessment using UDL’s inclusive principles and Guidelines, an approach which will ultimately improve instruction for learners.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
The goal: Open Educational Resources that are more accessible and discoverable, and that provide needed accommodations.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
The International Society for Technology in Education’s Inclusive Learning Network (ISTE-ILN) has announced that CAST’s Mindy Johnson will be honored with the group’s 2015 Outstanding Educator Award.
Thursday, March 26, 2020
CAST supports New Hampshire educators through Learning Designed.