Date: 11/16/2023 Time: 4:00-4:50 Location: internet Type: Webinar
Unlearning: Changing Your Beliefs and Your Classroom with UDL is a groundbreaking book that challenges traditional notions of education and provides practical strategies for creating inclusive and effective learning environments. Using the framework of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Posey and Novak guide educators through the process of unlearning old beliefs and assumptions about teaching and learning, and replacing them with new, more flexible and diverse approaches. With step-by-step guidance on designing and delivering lessons that meet the needs of all learners, as well as practical tips for building relationships with students and engaging families, this book is an essential resource for educators at all levels who are committed to creating more inclusive and equitable classrooms.
Session 4: Ch.6 Take Action
- Understand the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and how they can be applied in the classroom to support the learning needs of all students, regardless of their backgrounds or abilities.
- To explore the concept of unlearning and how it can help educators identify and overcome their own biases and assumptions, and create a more inclusive learning environment.
- To provide practical strategies and examples for implementing UDL and unlearning in the classroom, such as creating flexible lesson plans, using multiple means of representation and assessment, and fostering a growth mindset in students.
Kristin Leslie, ATP, MAT, OTR/L
Kristin Leslie is an occupational therapist and an assistive technology professional who is currently in the role of director at the Special Education Technology Center (SETC). She has worked in special education in Washington state public schools for 23 years. Her leadership role at SETC includes providing guidance to administrators, families, and school teams on assistive technology tools and best practices to remove barriers to student learning.
Email Sue Wright at the SETC office
The new clock hours link for the winter-spring webinar series has also been posted on the professional development page. One entry is all that is needed for the clock-hour portion of this training. The clock hours link for fall 2023 will be posted in August.