CAST is a multifaceted organization with a singular ambition: Bust the barriers to learning that millions of people experience every day. We do this by helping educators and organizations apply insights from the learning sciences and leading-edge practices to educational design and implementation.
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PreK–12: Instructor-Led Course
In this introductory online course for preK–12 educators, participants learn the research basis for UDL, practical applications of UDL to lesson design, and helpful technology tools that support flexible, inclusive instruction.
Monday, September 11 – Monday, December 11, 2023
Postsecondary & CTE: Instructor-Led Course
With a focus on application, this course will expose postsecondary and career and technical education participants to tools and strategies for building UDL practices into the existing processes and policies at their institution.
Monday, September 25 – Monday, November 20, 2023
PreK–12: Live Virtual Class
Learn the core concepts and foundations of UDL, practical applications of UDL to lesson design, and how to support flexible, inclusive instruction.
Monday, September 25 – Tuesday, September 26, 2023
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What happens when we redesign a curriculum to meet the needs of incarcerated adult learners?
We're supporting districts in northern California to recover after learning loss as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic compounded with the devastating wildfires in that region.
We partner with organizations designing learning experiences and materials to review and provide support in making their products more accessible and universally designed.
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By including UDL as a component of training and as a lever for innovation, CTE administrators and leaders are improving and optimizing teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn.
Wednesday, August 16, 2023
The selected mentor/mentee pairs jointly create a work plan that reflects Joy's approach to inclusive education, focusing on assistive technologies and accessible educational materials.
Monday, August 14, 2023
The panel voting period for SXSW EDU proposals runs from August 8–20, 2023. Help our staff bring UDL and inclusive design to this world-class conference!
Tuesday, August 8, 2023