Archive for November 1st, 2017

UDL Series: What do you know about Universal Design for Learning?

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework for creating an approach to your instruction based on principles that allow all students to have access to the general education curriculum. Using a proactive approach to remove learning barriers by considering the natural variability of how students learn, UDL provides a blueprint for creating instructional goals, […]

The Art as Therapy

Poverty, violence, and instability have been associated with chronically high levels of stress in kids. Now, a newly published study suggests that involving preschoolers from disadvantaged neighborhoods in music, dance, and visual arts programs may reduce their stress levels. Six-year-old Max Brown has been playing violin for half of his young life. “It makes me …

Continue reading “The Art as Therapy”

Presenter Preview with Susan Hemphill -Helping ELLs with Word Problems in Secondary Math

CIMA 2017 is only 5 days away and participants can plan their schedules here! With so many great guest speakers and breakout sessions being offered we thought you might like a preview, so we asked our presenters a few quick questions to help guide you. We’re going to continue our series with Susan Hemphill -she’s been …

Continue reading “Presenter Preview with Susan Hemphill -Helping ELLs with Word Problems in Secondary Math”