Artifact 1: Creating a Professional Development Learning Module Utilizing UDL

ISTE Standards: 1a: Set professional learning goals to explore and apply pedagogical approaches made possible by technology and reflect on their effectiveness. GOAL: Work towards making my learning experiences more accessible for teachers and students. 5a: Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs. Selecting the learning environments for staff PD that will make […]

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Artifact 2: Blog Post- When creating Lessons and Materials for Your Learners, Be Sure to POUR!

ISTE Standards: 1c Stay current with research that supports improved student learning outcomes, including findings from the learning sciences. What? Below is my blog post after 3 guest speakers spoke to our EDT 517 class. They discussed their experiences and how they are utilizing various tools and frameworks to meet their learner’s needs. Below are my takeaways: On Monday […]

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UDL: Designing for ALL Learners

Below is a blog post I created to share with my school community on our Edtech Site/blog. I was inspired by all of the information I have learned from this class. This is the first blog post from the Edtech Team. We want to use this blog to share some of our reflections, passions, and […]

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UDL: My Future Implementation Plans

In Universal Design for Learning: Theory & Practice, it highlights three principles for UDL. They are providing: Principle I: Provide Multiple Means of Representation (the “what” of learning) Principle II: Provide Multiple Means of Action and Expression (the “how” of learning) Principle III: Provide Multiple Means of Engagement (the “why” of learning) In the video below, I focused […]

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Designing for All Learners: Access Abilities with Meg Wilson @iPodsibilities ‏

This past Thursday Meg Wilson shared her wealth of knowledge, specifically regarding accessibility and designing for everyone to our EDT 517 class. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend the live session, but I just watched the recording. She discussed how assistive technology has helped her hear the stories of all of her learners. Meg graciously […]

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Final thoughts…

I am through and through a life long learner. I think this is why I am drawn to Educational Technology. It is ever evolving with no end to the knowledge you can attain to create better learning experiences for teachers and students. As a supervisor of Educational Technology, I sometimes struggle with the influx of […]

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