This video will introduce you to the concepts, theory, and practical use of Universal Design for Learning. You will learn not only what Universal Design for Learning is, but how to implement it in your classroom today, right now! The video focuses on: Classroom DesignLesson DeliveryAssignment DesignAssessment & EvaluationProject Based Learning By teaching through a … Continue reading An Introduction to Universal Design for Learning: Video Lesson
The ONE teacher: Successful strategies for the teachers who are remembered
Everybody has that memory, the one where a teacher made a difference in their life. Some people will never forget that teacher’s name, nor what that teacher did for them. Others can scarcely recall the teacher’s face, but the impact they made will last a lifetime, perhaps longer. Over quiet drinks on a night away … Continue reading The ONE teacher: Successful strategies for the teachers who are remembered
WARM evaluations: Creating Opportunities for Student Success
WARM evaluations are evaluations that build upon the tenets of Universal Design for Learning, taking four key concepts into consideration during their design and implementation: Welcome student voice, Assessment opportunities, Repetition of skills, Marks into grades
The COAT Method: Four Questions to Ask When Lesson Planning
The COAT Method is a form of lesson planning that implements Universal Design to ensure students are provided opportunities to be: Crafting, On their feet, Actively listening, and Talking to each other.
TDSB Director, John Malloy’s Keynote Speech at TDSB Unleashing Learning 2019 (Summarized)
TDSB Director John Malloy spoke at Unleashing Learning 2019, expressing his thoughts and feelings about the future of education in Toronto.
SUPER Strategy #1: Use Highlighters to Create Groups
When students are working hand out highlighters to students so they can annotate their text. Choose who you give what colour to, hand them out randomly or let them pick from a box. The important thing is that you have five or six different colours to choose from. As they are writing, students will mark … Continue reading SUPER Strategy #1: Use Highlighters to Create Groups