9 Ways to Fix Your Lesson Plans : Differentiation

Rae HughartBlog, Innovation, Lesson Planning, Mastery Learning, Start Here, Teach Further, UDL

9 Ways to Fix Your Lesson Plans - Differentiation

Differentiation is a powerful way to fix your lesson plans. What is differentiation in education? Differentiation simply means tailoring your instruction to meet the individual needs of all your students. A simple definition, but a potentially difficult challenge! Especially when you have 30 students needing 30 different things for each activity – Yikes! But providing differentiated tools can be incredibly … Read More

Personalized Learning through UDL

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Class Management, Innovation, Lesson Planning, Mastery Learning, UDL

Personalized Learning through UDL

Personalized Learning and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) can feel like new initiatives that are just “one more thing.” When it comes down to it, though, many initiatives fit together nicely, and can help support one another. Through working with schools, districts, and teachers I’ve found that when we look at new ideas as something extra (as opposed to something … Read More

Getting Started with Personalized Learning (Video)

Jeff GargasBlog, Competency Based Learning, Innovation, Mastery Learning, Self-Paced Learning, UDL, Video

Getting Started with Personalized Learning (video)

Getting Started with Personalized Learning  Full Transcript Below VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Hey guys it’s Chad, and today I’m going to talk about something that is a buzzword that I’m hearing at conferences, meetings, and in almost every district I go to, and that’s getting started with personalized learning. Now personalized learning, is trying to individualize and personalize the learning experience … Read More

3 Easy Ways To Universally Design Your Classroom

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Innovation, Mastery Learning, UDL

Universal Design For Learning - 3 Easy Ways to Design Your Classroom

Universal design for learning, or UDL, is a common phrase that I’m sure you’ve been hearing tossed around at professional development workshops, team meetings, or just in general educational forums. Universally designing your classroom essentially means that you design your curriculum and delivery of that curriculum to meet the needs of all learners in your class. This means you should … Read More