Thursday, May 28 – Friday, May 29, 2015
CAST headquarters, Wakefield, MA
Educators and teams of educators at all levels with an interest in applying UDL to lesson planning, including preK-12 (general, special education, curriculum coordinators, administrators, instructional technology specialists, paraprofessionals), college and university faculty, adult education faculty and presenters, etc.
CAST Professional Learning staff
In this institute, participants will build on their UDL background and learn step-by-step lesson planning strategies using the UDL principles and guidelines. Working with other skilled educators and members from the CAST team, participants will develop action steps to proactively apply the UDL framework to lesson design. This institute is appropriate for any level (K-higher ed) and for any content area (such as ELA, math, science, ELL, history, technology, and/or faculty professional development).
Using the UDL framework and its practical guidelines, participants will gain:
Strategies to develop clear goals
Ways to evaluate curriculum and tools, including assessments, materials, and methods using the UDL framework
Strategies to apply UDL to any lesson or learning experience
Tips and resources for flexible instructional tools, including new technologies
Access to and tips on using CAST tools such as: UDL Connect, UDL Exchange, UDL Book Builder, Universal Design for Learning: Theory and Practice multimedia online book, and UDL Lesson Planning Guide.