UDL Now!: A Teacher's Guide to Applying Universal Design for Learning in Today's Classrooms
Author: Novak EdD, Katie
Brand: CAST, Inc.
Edition: Second Edition, Second edition
Number Of Pages: 238
Release Date: 01-09-2016
Details: Product Description In this revised and expanded edition of UDL Now! Katie Novak provides practical insights and savvy strategies for helping all learners meet high standards using the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). UDL is a framework for inclusive education that aims to lower barriers to learning and optimize each individual's opportunity to learn. Novak shows how to use the UDL Guidelines to plan lessons, choose materials, assess learning, and improve instructional practice. Novak discusses key concepts such as scaffolding, vocabulary-building, and using student feedback to inform instruction. She also provides tips on recruiting students as partners in the teaching process, engaging their interest in how they learn. UDL Now! is a fun and effective Monday-morning playbook for great teaching. Review "This revised and expanded edition of UDL Now! is a timely and welcome addition to the growing literature about Universal Design for Learning. Katie Novak's well-articulated know-how about how to put UDL into practice has helped many thousands of educators." - David H. Rose (from the Foreword) About the Author Katie Novak, EdD, is the Assistant Superintendent of the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District in Massachusetts and a leading expert on Universal Design for Learning implementation. With 13 years of experience in teaching and administration and an earned doctorate in curriculum and teaching, Novak designs and presents workshops both nationally and internationally focusing on implementation of UDL and the Common Core. She is co-author of two other books, UDL in the Cloud and Universally Designed Leadership.
Package Dimensions: 8.9 x 6.1 x 0.6 inches