CAST responds to the U.S. Department of Education Guidance on Title I Peer Review Process
User Experience & Instructional Designer
Cara is a User Experience & Instructional Designer helping to create intuitive experiences for educators and students interfacing with technology.
As an Implementation Specialist, Melissa works with school teams to rethink curriculum, instruction and environments to provide access for all, using the UDL framework as a tool for redesign.
Director of the Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Institute & Associate Professor, UCF
Dr. Eleazar Vasquez III is the director of the Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Institute and Associate Professor of exceptional student education at the University of Central Florida.
Senior Research Scientist & Instructional Designer
Dr. Tracey Hall conducts research on instructional interventions in reading, writing, literacy in the content areas, and assessment. Her work includes the design and evaluation of instructional approaches and assessment tools. These experiences are ...
Bridget Dalton, et al., 2013
The authors describe the empirical and theoretical roots of the Reading to Learn program of research conducted by CAST and the University of Michigan, which was designed to investigate the metacognition and learning of upper elementary ...
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 ...
additional information about Universal Design for Learning
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 ...
Senior Research Scientist
Dr. Jess Gropen’s research on executive function and conceptual change not only contributes to contemporary research in cognitive science on the development of mathematical and scientific thinking in early childhood, but also offers effective strategies to close STEM learning opportunity gaps for children from low-income communities. ...