Responding to External Stresses with UDL

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Poverty is a huge issue in the US, directly affecting more than a fifth of American families. As busy professionals we often complain about being ‘time poor’. But it takes on another meaning in low-income households where parents may be battling to hold down multiple jobs, feed young mouths and simply cope with everyday struggles to survive. Read what Loui Lord Nelson has to say ahead of UDL-IRN.

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The new WriQ - simplify writing assessment in Docs

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Assessing student writing is a time consuming and tedious process. Reading through and evaluating dozens of multi-page documents and providing meaningful feedback during your “free” time is no one’s idea of fun. But we’ve come up with a solution that can help. It’s called WriQ® and it provides a standardized norm for assessing writing in Google Docs.

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UDL from a Human Perspective

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​We’re counting down to this year’s sixth UDL-IRN International Summit, taking place in Orlando, Florida from 27-29 March. It’s the landmark event for everyone who’s interested in Universal Design for Learning from an educational and academic perspective. And at this year’s Summit, proudly supported by Texthelp, we’re taking another deep dive into some of today’s hottest topics in learner-focused education. Hear what Joni Degner has to say in anticipation of the event.

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7 Ways to Introduce UDL into your Classroom

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While UDL is a common phrase in many schools today, it can be difficult to practically implement in the classroom. To help with this, and as we approach this year's UDL-IRN International Summit, I’ve put together a list of 7 ideas to make introducing Universal Design for Learning into the classroom just a bit easier.

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TCEA’s Focus on Empowering Exploration

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Last week, attendees at TCEA 2019 had the honor of hearing Dr. Mae Jemison speak. Dr. Jemison was the first woman of color in the world to travel into space and is currently an advocate for the importance of STEM learning to foster the next generation of problem solvers and leaders.

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