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Explore how to support working memory, flexible thinking, and self-regulation in remote environments.
- Executive Functioning in Online Environments
Increased autonomy can bring its own set of challenges for students learning independently online. Through a case story example, learn strategies for supporting students in this new environment.
- Provide Options for Executive Functions
See the UDL Guideline and checkpoints that offer specific advise on planning to support executive functions.
DIY Accessible Materials
Let's make sure that learners who need assistive technologies are included, too.
- Accessible Documents Tutorial
Learn the right way to make Google docs, Word docs, slide shows, and PDFs in this self-guided module from the AEM Center at CAST.
- Designing for Accessibility with POUR
Make sure the learning materials and technologies you create and use are Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, Robust — the POUR matrix.
- Getting Started with Presentation Accessibility
Slide presentations can have hidden barriers. Get started on making accessible slide shows.
Online Lesson Planning
Accessible and inclusive — designed for all from the start.
- Key Questions to Consider When Planning Lessons
These essential questions, when used during lesson planning, can help keep your focus on designing for the wide range of learners you encounter.
- Composing Our World: Integrating UDL with Project-Based Learning for 9th Grade ELA
Though focused on English Language Arts, the principles presented in this tutorial can apply to any lesson design.
- Top 10 UDL Tips for Developing Learning Goals
Clear learning goals are even more important when planning for remote learning. Learn how to develop your learning goals to maintain high expectations for all.
- Top 10 UDL Tips for Assessment
Your assessments should directly relate to your learning goals. Learn how to design and deliver high-quality assessments that can help inform your instruction.
- UDL in the Cloud: A Conversation with the Authors
Learn how to design for remote learning through a UDL lens in this webinar with Katie Novak and Tom Thibodeau, authors of UDL in the Cloud: How to Design and Deliver Online Education Using Universal Design for Learning.