FREE LIVE WEBINAR (July 20, 11:00 AM EDT) Designing for All: Creating Accessible Digital Materials

Content
1 session

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Course Length
30 mins

Instructor
SimpleK12 Team

Price
Free

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Description

Are you looking for effective strategies to create inclusive digital content that meets the needs of your diverse learners? Designing accessible digital materials not only supports students with disabilities but also enhances the learning experience for all students by providing multiple means of engagement, representation, and expression. Join Lauren Boucher for this timesaving, to the point session as we dive into the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and how they apply to creating digital lesson materials. You will also walk away with ideas for creating your own engaging, accessible digital learning activities that cater to all students. Get ready to integrate the magic of UDL into your daily teaching practice! Lauren’s expertise in differentiated instruction will equip you with the tools and resources you need to create digital lesson materials and learning activities that will make your lessons more engaging and effective.  

Key Takeaways

  1. Gain a thorough understanding of the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) guidelines and how they can be applied to digital materials. 

  1. Learn specific techniques and best practices for designing accessible digital lesson materials and learning activities.  

  1. Discover a range of digital tools and resources that can help you create materials that are accessible and engaging for all students.  

  1. Develop strategies to integrate UDL principles into your daily teaching practice, ensuring all students have equal opportunities to succeed. 

Presented by Lauren Boucher

Lauren Boucher is a Regional Consultant for Digital Teaching and Learning with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. She holds a master's degree in elementary education and boasts a rich teaching background, including third-grade instruction and gifted education at both elementary and middle school levels. Her expertise also extends to serving as an Instructional Technology Specialist for Pitt County Schools and she shares her insights through both in-person and online presentations at conferences across the nation. 

Objectives

  • Identify the key principles of the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework. 

  • Explain the importance of creating accessible digital materials for diverse learners. 

  • Implement UDL guidelines in the design of digital lesson materials and learning activities. 

  • Evaluate the accessibility of current digital materials and identify areas for improvement using UDL principles.  

  • Assess the impact of accessible digital materials on student engagement and learning outcomes.  

  • Develop fully accessible digital lesson materials and learning activities that adhere to UDL guidelines. 

Assessment

Participants will have communication and collaboration and opportunities throughout the training to demonstrate their understanding of the workshop objectives and reflect on their learning.  

Certificate

By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate SimpleK12 Certificate of Completion

Learning Credits

CEU
0.5

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FREE LIVE WEBINAR (July 20, 11:00 AM EDT) Designing for All: Creating Accessible Digital Materials

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