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CSUN, March 2011<br />Universally-Designed Tools and Strategies for Struggling Students<br />Kirk D. Behnke, M.Ed., ATP<br...
A little about me…<br />Kirk Behnke<br />Master’s in Education – Special Ed and Tech @ Temple University, Philadelphia, PA...
A little about me…<br />Cecilia Robinson<br /><ul><li>Education Specialist for Region 4 ESC in Blind and Visually Impaired
Texas School for the Blind
Etc.
Etc.
Etc.</li></li></ul><li>
Share BIG Ideas<br />
The definition of insanity….. <br />doing the same things over and over and expecting different results.<br />	- Albert Ei...
Why UDL?<br />
Good instruction is essential<br />Good teachers are giving good instruction<br />Good teachers are building in flexibilit...
Do you see learners like this?<br />
Or do you see learners like this?<br />
It’s a different world for our students<br />http://earth.google.com/images/index-earth_lg.jpg<br />
Bring in the 21st century digital native to teach the digital immigrant<br />UDL<br />
UDL provides a blueprint for creating instructional goals, methods, materials, and assessments that work for everyone--not...
Guiding Principles<br />
Multiple Methods of …<br />http://lessonbuilder.cast.org/window.php?src=videos<br />
Representation– “what of learning”<br />
Expression – “how of learning”<br />
Engagement – “why of learning”<br />
Low Tech Poll…<br />How do you learn best?<br />How does your colleague learn best?<br />How can you facilitate their lear...
Based upon Brain Research <br />
Three Brain Networks:<br />Recognition<br />How we gather facts and categorize what we see, hear, and read. Identifying le...
Three Brain Networks:<br />Strategic<br />Planning and performing tasks. How we organize and express our ideas. Writing an...
Three Brain Networks:<br />Affective<br />How learners get engaged and stay motivated. How they are challenged, excited, o...
Adapting the Curriculum – accommodating all students<br />Reaches all Learners<br />
UDLcenter.org<br />Cast.org<br />
It’s all about Transforming <br />Education through UDL<br />
Student First<br />
Independence!<br />
NOT dependence<br />http://www.thinktogether.org/images/newpages/forweb/programpic4.jpg<br />
Joyful<br />Learning<br />
One Size does not fit all<br />
Toolbelt Theory<br />
TTWWADI<br />Doesn’t cut <br />it anymore<br />http://shahuchhtrapatishikshan.com/smbmsm/classrooms.jpg<br />
Model life-long learning<br />http://isc.blog.fairport.org/files/2009/07/teachers-300x227.jpg<br />
Sound educational rationale <br />For EVERY thing we do<br />
Role of Remediation?<br />Role of Compensation?<br />
Innovate<br />Not <br />TTWWADI<br />http://www.biojobblog.com/uploads/image<br />/innovation%282%29.jpg<br />
Sound educational rationale <br />For EVERY thing we do<br />
Challenge <br />Assumptions<br />http://www.biojobblog.com/uploads/image<br />/innovation%282%29.jpg<br />
Become an Architect for Change<br />
Paralyzed? <br />Learned helplessness? <br />For teachers AND students<br />
Get on the journey to acquire tools and strategies<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/colemama/3776316986/<br />
UDLTechToolkit.wikispaces.com<br />UDL Tech Toolkit <br />
There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
http://www.lifeisunlimited.com/images/ADD.jpg<br />
There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
Where is the disability?<br />
There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
Richard Wanderman<br />
There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
Powerless  Empowered<br />http://mediconeasystreet.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/<br />benefits_of_studying_by_savethemuzik...
There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
IDEAS<br />
http://www.nobully.com/graphics/happy.jpg<br />
http://www.flickr.com/photos/leefly/416980365/<br />
Become an Architect for Change<br />
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  1. 1. CSUN, March 2011<br />Universally-Designed Tools and Strategies for Struggling Students<br />Kirk D. Behnke, M.Ed., ATP<br />kbehnke@esc4.net<br />Cecilia Robinson<br />crobinson@esc4.net<br />
  2. 2. A little about me…<br />Kirk Behnke<br />Master’s in Education – Special Ed and Tech @ Temple University, Philadelphia, PA<br />UCP of NJ – Rehab Technologist/Computer<br />Temple University – PIAT – Tech Act <br />California State University, Northridge (CSUN) – Coord., Training, Grants and Contracts – ATACP<br />Region 4 ESC – Senior Ed. Specialist, Lead for Texas AT Network <br />
  3. 3. A little about me…<br />Cecilia Robinson<br /><ul><li>Education Specialist for Region 4 ESC in Blind and Visually Impaired
  4. 4. Texas School for the Blind
  5. 5. Etc.
  6. 6. Etc.
  7. 7. Etc.</li></li></ul><li>
  8. 8. Share BIG Ideas<br />
  9. 9.
  10. 10. The definition of insanity….. <br />doing the same things over and over and expecting different results.<br /> - Albert Einstein<br />
  11. 11. Why UDL?<br />
  12. 12. Good instruction is essential<br />Good teachers are giving good instruction<br />Good teachers are building in flexibility<br />Good teachers are trying new ways <br />Good teachers are listening<br />Good teachers are giving up control<br />Many good teachers are already using UDL, but they don’t know it. <br />
  13. 13. Do you see learners like this?<br />
  14. 14.
  15. 15.
  16. 16. Or do you see learners like this?<br />
  17. 17.
  18. 18.
  19. 19. It’s a different world for our students<br />http://earth.google.com/images/index-earth_lg.jpg<br />
  20. 20. Bring in the 21st century digital native to teach the digital immigrant<br />UDL<br />
  21. 21. UDL provides a blueprint for creating instructional goals, methods, materials, and assessments that work for everyone--not a single, one-size-fits-all solution but rather flexible approaches that can be customized and adjusted for individual needs.<br />
  22. 22. Guiding Principles<br />
  23. 23. Multiple Methods of …<br />http://lessonbuilder.cast.org/window.php?src=videos<br />
  24. 24. Representation– “what of learning”<br />
  25. 25. Expression – “how of learning”<br />
  26. 26. Engagement – “why of learning”<br />
  27. 27. Low Tech Poll…<br />How do you learn best?<br />How does your colleague learn best?<br />How can you facilitate their learning?<br />
  28. 28. Based upon Brain Research <br />
  29. 29. Three Brain Networks:<br />Recognition<br />How we gather facts and categorize what we see, hear, and read. Identifying letters, words, or an author's style are recognition tasks.<br />
  30. 30. Three Brain Networks:<br />Strategic<br />Planning and performing tasks. How we organize and express our ideas. Writing an essay or solving a math problem are strategic tasks.<br />
  31. 31. Three Brain Networks:<br />Affective<br />How learners get engaged and stay motivated. How they are challenged, excited, or interested. These are affective dimensions.<br />
  32. 32. Adapting the Curriculum – accommodating all students<br />Reaches all Learners<br />
  33. 33. UDLcenter.org<br />Cast.org<br />
  34. 34. It’s all about Transforming <br />Education through UDL<br />
  35. 35. Student First<br />
  36. 36. Independence!<br />
  37. 37. NOT dependence<br />http://www.thinktogether.org/images/newpages/forweb/programpic4.jpg<br />
  38. 38. Joyful<br />Learning<br />
  39. 39. One Size does not fit all<br />
  40. 40. Toolbelt Theory<br />
  41. 41. TTWWADI<br />Doesn’t cut <br />it anymore<br />http://shahuchhtrapatishikshan.com/smbmsm/classrooms.jpg<br />
  42. 42. Model life-long learning<br />http://isc.blog.fairport.org/files/2009/07/teachers-300x227.jpg<br />
  43. 43. Sound educational rationale <br />For EVERY thing we do<br />
  44. 44. Role of Remediation?<br />Role of Compensation?<br />
  45. 45. Innovate<br />Not <br />TTWWADI<br />http://www.biojobblog.com/uploads/image<br />/innovation%282%29.jpg<br />
  46. 46. Sound educational rationale <br />For EVERY thing we do<br />
  47. 47. Challenge <br />Assumptions<br />http://www.biojobblog.com/uploads/image<br />/innovation%282%29.jpg<br />
  48. 48. Become an Architect for Change<br />
  49. 49. Paralyzed? <br />Learned helplessness? <br />For teachers AND students<br />
  50. 50. Get on the journey to acquire tools and strategies<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/colemama/3776316986/<br />
  51. 51. UDLTechToolkit.wikispaces.com<br />UDL Tech Toolkit <br />
  52. 52.
  53. 53. There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
  54. 54.
  55. 55. There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
  56. 56. http://www.lifeisunlimited.com/images/ADD.jpg<br />
  57. 57. There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
  58. 58.
  59. 59.
  60. 60. There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
  61. 61.
  62. 62. Where is the disability?<br />
  63. 63.
  64. 64. There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
  65. 65. Richard Wanderman<br />
  66. 66.
  67. 67. There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
  68. 68.
  69. 69. There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
  70. 70.
  71. 71. There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
  72. 72.
  73. 73.
  74. 74. Powerless  Empowered<br />http://mediconeasystreet.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/<br />benefits_of_studying_by_savethemuzika1.jpg<br />
  75. 75. There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
  76. 76.
  77. 77. There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
  78. 78.
  79. 79. There’s a<br />tool for that<br />
  80. 80. IDEAS<br />
  81. 81. http://www.nobully.com/graphics/happy.jpg<br />
  82. 82. http://www.flickr.com/photos/leefly/416980365/<br />
  83. 83. Become an Architect for Change<br />
  84. 84. ?<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />
  85. 85. Thank you!<br />kbehnke@esc4.net<br />
  86. 86. Photo Credits<br />Engagement - http://web.whittier.edu/broadoaks/images/students_engaged_in_science.gif<br />Expression -http://www.unikeep.com/awards/downloads/2005_arts/artistic_ukp05.jpg<br />Presentation http://www.catl.uwa.edu.au/__data/page/31362/SIGN.GIF<br />Magician’s hat - http://www.ricotheclownandmagician.com/IMAGES/magic-hat-stars.gif<br />Arms reaching - http://www.flickr.com/photos/kelvin_luffs/3457687245/<br />Arms outstretched - http://www.middlesexcc.edu/counseling/images//Empower.jpg<br />http://www.rainbowreaders.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/boy-struggling-reading.jpg<br />Distorted clock http://craziestgadgets.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/dali-clock-500x500.jpg<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/sizumaru/781601603/in/pool-toteach/ (sleeping)http://www.flickr.com/photos/21468527@N07/2085259490/ (engaged)http://www.flickr.com/photos/littlejeane/46988578/ (broken pencil)<br />Tool - http://www.flickr.com/photos/58534808@N00/323527111/<br />http://earth911.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/single-brick.jpg brick<br />Lightbulb - http://www.dceb.ie/download/1/sLightbulb%20White.jpg<br />Content Credit<br />Karen Janowski<br />

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