When two students perform the same academic task, the patterns of activity in their brains are as unique as their fingerprints.
– CAST, 2002
One way to approach technology integration is to begin with an educational problem and explore how different tools might contribute to a solution. No greater challenge today facing classroom teachers than the increasing diversity of learners in the classroom. Neuroscience increasingly illuminates how students differ in their learning styles and preferences at the neurological level – and this difference at the individual level is a daunting hurtle to face.
In this show, the GenTech boys consider the three main principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and how technology might address them.
Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST)
Teaching Every Student in the Digital Age (online book)
Teaching Every Student (links to resources)
The Machine is Us/ing Us – video
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