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All Students Can Write: Embedding Universal Design for Learning Principles to Support Writing Instruction

Next Date: 
Thursday, November 7, 2019 -
8:30am to 11:30am

1050 First St. NE
First Floor, Eleanor Holmes Norton II (Room 109)

OSSE invites English language arts (ELA) grades 5-12 teachers and instructional coaches to participate in a half-day professional development training on the implementation of the research-based instructional framework, Universal Design for Learning (UDL). In this session, participants will:

  • Engage with the origins, principles, and case studies of UDL;
  • Reflect on their current writing instructional practices; and
  • Plan for implementation of UDL using rigorous and complex texts and tasks.

Participants will maximize their experience by bringing the texts and tasks from an upcoming writing lesson to the session. This session will support teachers and coaches with reflecting on accessibility features of daily instruction in order to increase and improve student engagement and achievement on rigorous, writing assessments.

Three professional learning units (PLUs) will be offered to participants who attend the in-person training and participate in a post-training technical assistance session. Space is limited, early registration is strongly encouraged.

For questions, please contact Ashleigh Tillman at [email protected].