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Brain Research--UDL Principles
UDL and Common Core
Teaching Strategies and Tools
Apps to Support UDL
UDL and Common Core
UDL and Common Core
Common Core states that students should be College and Career Ready in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. We will take a look at how UDL can support the Common Core in the 4 areas.
UDL Principle: Means of Representation
Library of Congress
- here you will find primary documents and resources organized by PA State Standards. If you want to learn more about how to use the Library of Congress' digital resources, here is the link to their
professional development page
- offers over 40,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. We carry high quality ebooks: All our ebooks were previously published by bona fide publishers. We digitized and diligently proofread them with the help of thousands of volunteers.
(The International Children's Digital Library) - The ICDL Foundation's goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world. Ultimately, the Foundation aspires to have every culture and language represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children's literature from the world community.
UDL Principles: Representation, Action and Expression and Engagement
Create rich images with music, video, sound, text and more. Share and discover deeper stories through image.
(Tutorial and more ideas
Make, read, and share visual stories. Follow a global community of readers, writers, and artists of all ages.
make a story. Tutorial (
Little Bird Tales
Capture a child's voice and imagination with a creative story building tool and share them with friends and family. Encourages creativity and self expression, reinforces reading and writing skills, interactive assignments, support for teachers,
Common Core Standards Templates
. The site is designed for students ages 3-14. There are teacher accounts.
CAST UDL Book Builder
Use this site to create, share, publish, and read digital books that engage and support diverse learners according to their individual needs, interests, and skills. Tutorial
helps easily create, watch, and share interactive stories. Our first product combines maps, timeline, links, and multimedia to tell stories in context of where and when. Authoring is structured into a few simple prompts on an intuitive interface. Viewers get a new form of media that they can watch in two minutes or explore for an hour. Sharing is easy: the two most viral types of media are videos and infographics ... Meograph is both. Tutorial (
) - thanks to Jacqueline Goodburn from Burgettstown Area School District for the tutorial links.
Speaking and Listening
UDL Principle: Action and Expression
is a free service that lets you: Create customized avatars, add voice to your Voki avatars, post your Voki to any blog, website, or profile, and take advantage of Voki's learning resources. Tutorial (
is a free service that allows users to create audio recordings without the need to install any software. You don't even have to create an account to use Vocaroo. Tutorial (
3. Paper Slide videos - were first created by
Dr. Lodge McCammon
and are a quick, low-tech way to create a video. Students who are placed into a group write and/or illustrate visuals onto paper and flip the papers and narrate (speak) to provide further explanation while another group member tapes the presentation. There is usually one practice “take” and then the actual video is recorded. Tutorial (
from Dr. McCammon. Many of his songs are available on Discovery Streaming (search for Lodge).
UDL Principle: Representation
is a non-profit website that is owned by and supports
the United Nations World Food Programme
and has two goals: provide education to everyone for free and help end world hunger by providing rice to hungry people for free.Tutorial (
is a free video vocabulary website offers an innovative method to help students learn and remember difficult English words. Tutorial (video or text). You or your students can create videos and
upload to the site
help on how to format text
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