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What Really Works With Universal Design for Learning
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What Really Works With Universal Design for Learning

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Introduction by Katie Novak


March 2019 | 328 pages | Corwin

Learn how to REALLY improve outcomes for all students

How do we remove learning barriers and provide all students with the opportunity to succeed? Written for both general and special educators from grades Pre-K through 12, What Really Works with Universal Design for Learning is the how-to guide for implementing aspects of Universal Design Learning (UDL) to help every student be successful. UDL is the design and delivery of curriculum and instruction to meet the needs of all learners by providing them with choices for what and why they are learning and how they will share what they have learned. Calling on a wide-range of expert educators, this resource features 

  • An unprecedented breadth of UDL topics, including multiple content areas, pedagogical issues, and other critical topics like executive function, PBIS, and EBD
  • Reproducible research-based, field-tested tools
  • Practical strategies that are low cost, time efficient, and easy to implement
  • Practices for developing shared leadership and for working with families

Educators want to see each and every student succeed. This teacher-friendly, hands-on resource shows how UDL can be used to build the flexibility required to meet students’ strengths and needs without overwhelming teachers in the process

 
Katie Novak
UDL: An Introduction—From Pizza Parlor to the World
 
SECTION I. WHAT REALLY WORKS FOR CONTENT AREAS
Chapter 1: UDL and Literacy: Setting the Stage for Language Success Janet Josephson, Anne Brawand, Ruby Owiny
Chapter 2: UDL and Mathematics: Making Algebra Accessible Sarah Nagro, Jamie Daley, Cat Gaspard
Chapter 3: UDL and Social Studies: Applying Project-Based Learning Philip Bernhardt
Chapter 4: UDL and Science: Integrating STEM Barbara Serianni
Chapter 5: UDL and the Performing Arts: Inspiring Creativity Rebecca Ashton, Tamarah Ashton
 
SECTION II. WHAT REALLY WORKS FOR BEHAVIOR
Chapter 6: UDL and Executive Functioning: Unlocking the Capacity for Learning Jen Walker, Victoria Russell
Chapter 7: UDL and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports: Making Classroom Management Positive Brittany Hott, Kathleen Randolph, Amelia Martin
Chapter 8: UDL and Adaptive Behavior: Addressing Conceptual, Social and Practical Skills Caitlyn Bukaty, Lauren Delisio
 
SECTION III. WHAT REALLY WORKS FOR INSTRUCTION
Chapter 9: UDL and Co-Teaching: Establishing the Perfect Union Wendy Murawski, Leila Ricci
Chapter 10: UDL and Assistive Technology: Utilizing Technology Beyond Mere Accessibility Lauren Delisio, Caitlyn Bukaty
Chapter 11: UDL and Implementation Fidelity: Providing Consistency Within Flexibility Kimberly Johnson, Kyena Cornelius
 
SECTION IV. WHAT REALLY WORKS FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS
Chapter 12: UDL and Advancement: Unblocking the Traffic Jam Claire Hughes
Chapter 13: UDL and Early Childhood: Giving Young Children Choices Too Zhen Chai, Ching-I Chen
Chapter 14:UDL and Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders: Promoting Self-Managers Kimberly Johnson, Kyena Cornelius
 
SECTION V. WHAT REALLY WORKS BEYOND THE CLASSROOM
Chapter 15: UDL and Administrators: Leading the Charge Amy Kramer
Chapter 16: UDL and Home School Collaboration: Partnering for Empowerment Andratesha Fritzgerald
Chapter 17:UDL and Policy: Considering Legal Implications Jaqueline Rodriguez
UDL and Change: Taking Baby Steps to Success Wendy Murawski, Katie Novak

"This book is beautifully designed and organized. Educators will want to have it next to them as they plan their UDL-influenced lessons and environments. It is full of innovative, realistic, and reliable ideas for any educator, and it exemplifies that UDL is a framework that benefits all content areas, all contexts, and all educators."

Loui Lord Nelson, Ph.D., President and Lead Educational Consultant, RAISE, Inc.
RAISE, Inc.

"Universal Design for Learning is a framework that can be overwhelming to even the most seasoned educators. The actionable practices and ready-to-implement strategies described in this work are just what educators need—and are asking for— to help them amplify their application of it. By highlighting what works in a variety of contexts, the authors and their collaborators have ensured that there are entry points for anyone interested in learning more about UDL implementation."

Dr. Elizabeth Berquist, Coordinator of Professional Learning, Baltimore County Public Schools, CAST Professional Learning Cadre
Baltimore County Public Schools, CAST Professional Learning Cadre

"What Really Works With Universal Design for Learning deserves a place on every educator’s desk. This is your UDL multi-vitamin—insightfully addressing the big questions around content, behavior, and instruction. Whether you’re beginning your UDL journey or refining your UDL practices, the usable knowledge and practical strategies will give your implementation instant traction and sustained inspiration."

Joni Degner, UDL Consultant and Professional Learning Designer, CAST and BCSC (Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation)
CAST and BCSC (Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation)

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