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Online Tools

As part of our barrier-busting mission, CAST offers a number of robust (and often free) learning tools. These tools—many designed and tested as part of CAST’s research projects—help educators, developers, families, and other individuals experience the power of flexible learning environments.

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Clusive™: An Accessible, Digital Reading Platform

Try our free, adaptive, and accessible web-based reader for students in grades 5–12.

Learn about Clusive

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Corgi: Co-organize Your Learning

Corgi takes what’s already great about graphic organizers and makes them even more flexible and accessible.

Learn about Corgi

Biofab Explorer: Invent your future

Biofab Explorer

Invent your future. Explore this free career guidance resource created to attract and inspire students to the emerging field of biofabrication.

Visit biofab explorer

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TIES Lessons for All: The 5-15-45 Tool

Five minutes is all you need to get started creating more inclusive lessons for all students through collaboration with colleagues.

Visit the 5-15-45 Tool

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CAST Figuration™

A feature-rich, responsive, mobile-first, accessible, front-end framework for web developers. Get started fast with reusable components, interactive widgets, and customization options with plenty of examples and documentation.

Learn about CAST Figuration™

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Learning Designed™

Your education power tool for a changing world. Join the community, earn your UDL credentials and certifications, and meet other like-minded educators focused on Universal Design for Learning.

Learn about Learning Designed™

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UDL Guidelines™

A tool used in the implementation of Universal Design for Learning that can be applied to any discipline or domain to ensure that all learners can access and participate in meaningful, challenging learning opportunities.

Visit the UDL Guidelines™

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AEM Pilot

Designed for teams that represent the range of AEM-related services and supports in schools and communities, including administration, instruction, technology, data management, and students and families.

Visit the AEM Pilot

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UDL Studio™

Make universally designed educational materials with levels of learning supports, assessments, and interactive elements.

Visit CAST UDL Studio™

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UDL Exchange™

Create, remix, and share instructional resources based on UDL and aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

Visit CAST UDL Exchange™

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UDL Book Builder™

Develop your own digital books to support reading instruction and literacy learning.

Visit CAST UDL Book Builder™

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iSolveIt™ Math Puzzles

Innovative, research-based iPad games that teach essential math reasoning and problem-solving skills. Grades 6 and up.

Visit CAST iSolveIt™

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UDL Editions™

Publicized by Google around the world, UDL Editions is a model for presenting classic texts from world literature in a flexible online interface with just-in-time, individualized supports for struggling and expert readers alike.

Visit CAST UDL Editions™

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