As we have a day to work together in Buena, NJ, we will begin by reading Karen Janowski’s post, It’s Not About the Tools it’s about the Possibilities. Karen writes about differentiation, engagement and accessibility in plain terms and brings home the idea that UDL is really just good teaching and an attempt at reaching all of our students.
The Free Technology Toolkit for UDL in all Classrooms is also from Karen and we will spend some time looking at the tools that might help us reach the goals we set when we met weeks ago. Our goals included alternative assessments and these resources are an excellent place to start.
The SmartBoard Revolution Ning contains a wealth of information that we can bring back to your classrooms. We’ll begin by focusing on the Lesson Activity Toolkit, the SmartBoard Recorder, and the Senteos, but from there it’s all about what your specific objectives are.
I’m looking forward to a great exploration today.