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There’s a Tool for That! Web 2.0 and UDL in the Classroom:
Discussion: Due on or before Tuesday August 7, 2012 (20 points)


Students will work in these online investigations to learn about Universal Design for Learning and Read/Write Web with virtual guest speaker Karen Janowski through case studies, presentations, demonstrations, video models and research-to-practice resources.


1. Visit and interact with attention, reading and writing sections of:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds/


2. Learn the basics of Universal Design for Learning
http://www.udlcenter.org/resource_library/videos/udlcenter

View these videos Under More Videos:
UDL Principles and Practice
The UDL Guidelines
Grade 5 Language Arts


3. Explore the resources available here:
http://www.cast.org/learningtools/index.html

Investigate the UDL Book Builder
http://bookbuilder.cast.org/

Investigate the UDL Lesson Builder
http://lessonbuilder.cast.org/


4. Visit and actively interact with the presentation that you find here:
http://voicethread.com/share/2073621/

5. Visit and interact with the resources here:
http://udltechtoolkit.wikispaces.com/


6. Watch two PowerPoint presentations on your CD – optional additional perspectives on UDL



After you complete these investigations, go to the Discussion Forum to see the prompts for this topic and to post your thoughts.