Important Links and Other Resources for UDL


General Information


CAST cast.org

UDL CENTER udlcenter.org

UDL Guidelines Examples and Resources www.udlcenter.org/implementation/examples
Links to each guideline and checkpoint with related curriculum resources that exemplify each point

Bookbuilder bookbuilder.cast.org
For educators to develop their own digital books to support reading instruction for children aged 3 and up. Browse and read books in the digital library.

UDL Editions udleditions.cast.org/
Learning features include leveled supports to build reading strategies and help readers understand the elements of the author's craft

Strategy Tutorcst.cast.org/cst/auth-login
Learn how to research on the Web and read strategically.

Rose, D., & Meyer, A. (2002). Teaching Every Student in the Digital Age: Universal Design for Learning, Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). Available online (free digital version) at http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/ideas/tes/, or by purchasing the print version from www.ascd.org.

The Principles of Universal Designwww.design.ncsu.edu/cud/about_ud/udprinciplestext.htm

These seven principles may be applied to evaluate existing designs, guide the design process and educate both designers and consumers about the characteristics of more usable products and environments.”

Leadership Academies - Module 4: Universal Designs for Learningwww.urbanschools.org/professional/module_4.html

This is a module is part of Professional Learning by the National Institute for Urban School Improvement.

UDL Toolkit udltechtoolkit.wikispaces.com/home

UDL4Literacy udl4literacy.pbworks.com/w/page/7372375/FrontPage

Teaching Every Student teachingeverystudent.blogspot.com/

Content Areas


Science Writer sciencewriter.cast.org/welcome Tool that supports middle and high school students in writing science reports.
UDL Lesson Builder lessonbuilder.cast.org/
UDL Editions udleditions.cast.org/ Applications of UDL in Reading - multiple supports for presentation, engagement, & expression.
BookBuilder bookbuilder.cast.org/ Create your own books with support and audio
Strategy Tutor cst.cast.org/cst/auth-login Step by step approach to researching a topic and writing a report


Web Accessibility


WebAIM webaim.org/