Universal Design for Learning + Technology Teams = Success for All Students 10/11

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This presentation is part of the T/TAC book study of The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools. (http://iste.org/chewat)

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Universal Design for Learning + Technology Teams = Success for All Students 10/11

  1. 1. Sally Norton‐Sally Norton‐Darr snortondarr@yahoo.com snortondarr@yahoo comChristopher BugajChristopher Christopher Bugaj attipscast@gmail.com @attipscast via Twitter www.tinyurl.com/attipscast www.attipscast.wordpress.com For More Info: Facebook Site: http://iste.org/chewat http://bit.ly/atbookfb Download a PDF of this entire presentation at http://slideshare.net/attipscast
  2. 2. Name tentKWL activity KWL activity – Write down ONE thing you already know  about assistive technology (under the K) gy Write down one thing you’d like to learn  about in this course (under W)Share with your neighbors at your table
  3. 3. Definition  &  History
  4. 4. Dry Erase Text or TweetHold Up Hand Bring Up Paper Give us some  Gi       examples  p
  5. 5. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is the  Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is the  g gpractice of embedding flexible strategies into the  curriculum during the planning process so that  curriculum during the planning process so that  i l  d i   h   l i      h   ALL students can access a variety of learning  ALL students can access a variety of learning  solutions. solutions.
  6. 6. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework for removing barriers by anticipating the needs of all  students. ©HIAT/MCPS/2007
  7. 7. UDL principles…
  8. 8. Short Video Explaining UDL UDL: http://bit.ly/udlexplained1 Multiple Means of Representation Multiple Means of Action and ExpressionMULTIPLE MEANS OF ENGAGEMENT
  9. 9. Alternative Assessments for all! Show teachers how to use multiple means of expression to  let students demonstrate what they know!A rubric for purchasing/implementation decisions  p g p What technology to buy Online subscriptions Hardware & Software Textbooks with multiple formats Buy materials that are created with everyone in  B   t i l  th t    t d  ith   i   mind (multiple means of representation) Construction plans & modifications to existing  structures
  10. 10. Mandates a free, appropriate public M d t    f   i t   bli  education (FAPE) for children and youth education (FAPE) for children and youth with disabilities.with disabilitiesProvides procedural safeguards to ensure that children/youth with disabilities receive the special education and related services which they require in order to benefit from their educational program. p g
  11. 11. Each public agency shall ensure that AT devices or Each public agency shall ensure that AT devices or  h bl h ll h dAT services or both are made available to a child AT services or both are made available to a child with a disability if needed as part of the child’s with a disability if needed as part of the child s  1. special education (300.36) . spec a educat o (300.36) 2. related service (300.34) 3. or supplemental aids or services (300.38 and 300.114(a)(2)(ii)
  12. 12. Assistive technolog y consists of   gy DEVICES and DEVICES  and SERVICES that help  h  h l   children with disabilities  carr y out a u ct o a act v ty functional activity  in their environment.
  13. 13. “any an item, piece of equipment or product system, whether  acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capab t es o a c d t a d sab ty.capabilities of a child with a disability.”
  14. 14. Dry Erase Text or TweetHold Up Hand Bring Up Paper Multiple Ways to Participate!
  15. 15. “any service that directly assists a child with a disability in  i     hild  i h   di bili  i  the selection, acquisition, or usethe selection, acquisition, or use qof an assistive technology device.”
  16. 16. evaluation of technology needspurchasing, leasing, or otherwise providing for acquisition of AT devices,  i ii f dselecting, designing, fitting, customizing, adapting, applying, maintaining, repairing, or adapting  applying  maintaining  repairing  or replacing devices, coordinating and using other therapies, interventions, or  g g pservices with AT devices, training or technical assistance for child, and/or family  , and/or family members training or technical assistance for professionalsinvolved in the major life functions of the child
  17. 17. 1. ANY Item!1  ANY Item!2. ANY Action!Question, when an IEP team meets and they consider AT, are they performing a service?consider AT  are they performing a service?
  18. 18. “careful and deliberate thought” ca efu a d de be ate t oug tLet s see…Let’s see… Check box? Fill in the blank? Use a matrix/menu to pick from? t   i k f ? Or…
  19. 19. Consideration document:C id ti  d twww.ttaconline.org/atsdpwww ttaconline org/atsdp
  20. 20. 1. ANY Item!2. ANY Action!   ANY A ti ! 33. Consideration during      g AccommodationsQuestion: When else do you consider the tools a student would be using?Answer: During the planning process when you were using a UDL approach. i    UDL  hMOVE ME TO SEE THE ANSWER
  21. 21. QUESTION:If you have a piece of equipment already in the  i t  l d  i  th  student s environment, student’s environment, does it get listed as an accommodation? d
  22. 22. 1. ANY Item!2. ANY Action! 3. Consideration during  Accommodations4. UDL means:  UDL  “considering needs of ALL students”
  23. 23. Across this course, you will see the range of AT solutions from low‐tech, to mid‐tech to high‐tech.mid tech to high techThe possibilities are endless and go from least restrictive to most restrictive  o east est ct ve to ost est ct vesolutions.
  24. 24. Questions?
  25. 25. Who is there to help you make decisions  pyabout technology solutions?
  26. 26. Your table is a team.  Sell yourself!   yChris and Sally are administrators – tell us why  you need an AT Team. Go!
  27. 27. Help make decisions about tech to implement  p p(district and student levels)Promote UDLProvide training on technologyKeep current with technology p gyImprove AYP (NCLB)Save Money / Spend Wisely y p ySave time Not wasting time on strategies that don’t work.
  28. 28. http://metaatem.net/words ttp: etaate . et wo ds Sally Norton-Darr, MS CCC-SLP Christopher R Bugaj, MS CCC SLP Ch i t h R. B j CCC-SLP Eight of our most common, already available, y , recommendations
  29. 29. USE WHATCHYA GOT!The Philosophy:Use the technology that is already in place firstto meet the needs of students.This Philosophy means… p y Consider low tech strategies first then move to high first, tech as needed Implement technology that is least restrictive Better rate of adoption and less chance of abandonment Use a Universal Design for Learning approach All students (not just those in special education) will benefit You’ll save money money!!!! You’ll save time!!!! ’ time!!!! Students implement strategies faster
  30. 30. THE GREAT EIGHT1. High- High-Contrast in Windows2.2 PhotoAlbum Feature of PowerPoint Google Doc- http://bit.ly/attb102 Doc- PowerTalk Demo too!3. Visual S h d l (Li Vi l Schedules (Linear and Amorphous) dA h )4. Text to Speech5. Social “Situation” Stories Situation6. Sound Record Feature of MS Word Word*7. Graphic Organizers8. Pacing Boards (communication strategy)9. BONUS: Switch Websites
  31. 31. HIGH CONTRAST IN WINDOWS Tutorial – http://bit.ly/highcontrast4u p y g Podcast – http://bit.ly/53audiohighcontrast Blog - http://bit.ly/episode53highcontrast Video - http://bit.ly/shiftaltprntscrn
  32. 32. PHOTOALBUM FEATURE OF POWERPOINTTutorial - http://bit.ly/pptphotoPodcast -http://bit.ly/ep39audiopowerpointphotoalbum p y p p p pBlog - http://bit.ly/ep39blogpowerpointphotoalbumVideo - http://bit.ly/videopowerpointphotoalbumImplementation Ideas - http://bit.ly/attb102
  33. 33. VISUAL SCHEDULESLinear - Blog: http://bit.ly/ep17linearvisualschedules Podcast: h P d http://bit.ly/ep17linearvisualschedulesaudio //bi l / 17li i l h d l diAmorphous –A h Blog: http://bit.ly/ep18amorphousvisualschedules Podcast: http://bit.ly/ep18amorphousvisualschedulesaudio
  34. 34. TEXT-TO-SPEECHwww.readplease.com – Blog: htt //bit l / Bl http://bit.ly/readpleaseblog d l bl Podcast: http://bit.ly/ep6readpleaseaudio Video: http://bit.ly/readpleasevideo p y pwww.vozme.comwww vozme com - Blog: http://bit.ly/ep48vozme Podcast: http://bit.ly/ep48vozmeaudio Video: http://bit.ly/vozmevideo
  35. 35. SOCIAL SITUATION STORIESIntroduction and examples-www.polyxo.com/socialstoriesMore examples-www.region2library.org/SocialStories.htmMore examples-h // f l d bil d / / i h lhttp://csefel.vanderbilt.edu/resources/strategies.htmlMore examples- http://bit ly/watsonstories http://bit.ly/watsonstories
  36. 36. SOUND RECORD IN MS WORDTutorial- http://bit.ly/recordwordTutorial- http://bit.ly/quickrecordBlog- http://bit.ly/ep2blogrecinwordPodcast- http://bit.ly/ep2audiorecinword
  37. 37. GRAPHIC ORGANIZERSTemplates-www.eduplace.com/graphicorganizerwww eduplace com/graphicorganizerMore Templates- http://bit.ly/holtgosBlog-http://bit.ly/ep37goi1blogPodcast-http://bit.ly/ep37goi1audio Web 2.0 Tools: http://bubbl.us http://bubbl us http://mindmeister.com http://mindomo.com
  38. 38. PACING BOARDS Video- http://bit.ly/keepingpace p y p gp Blog- http://bit.ly/ep5pacingboardblog Podcast- http://bit.ly/ep5audiopacingboards
  39. 39. BONUS: SWITCH WEBSITESBlogs: http://teachingall.blogspot.com/p/switch accessible http://teachingall blogspot com/p/switch-accessible- activities.html http://teachinglearnerswithmultipleneeds.blogspot. com/Resource Portal:R P t l http://www.guest.portaportal.com/otr4access
  40. 40. Go to the Google Doc. gCome up with as many strategies as possible to help the person in the scenario.  Leave those strategies in cells on the Google Doc.Complete by November 30!  “See” you at the Webinar  Read chapters
  41. 41. The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology  in Public Schools:  http://iste.org/chewat http://udlcenter.org http://cast.org http://delicious.com/lcpsat/atp Alternate Presentation tool: Prezi: http://prezi.com Download a PDF of this entire presentation at http://slideshare.net/attipscast

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