unlearning: Virtual Book Chat

Learning Together Even Though We are Apart!

Let's Chat about Unlearning!

unlearning: Changing your Beliefs and Your Classroom Through UDL
by Allison Posey & Katie Novak

Ohio's UDL Collaborative is so excited that authors Allison Posey and Katie Novak are going to kick off this book chat with a Fireside Chat on August 4, 2020 at 4:00 PM. Mark your calendars!

Order your book now: http://castpublishing.org/books-media/unlearning-changing-your-classroom-with-udl/

Each session will be through Zoom, and will last no longer than an hour.

  • August 4, 2020: Fireside Chat Kick Off 4:00 PM ET
  • August 12, 2020: Chapter 1: Apples and Buffets 4:00 PM ET
  • August 25, 2020: Chapter 2: The UDL Road Trip 4:00 PM ET
  • September 10, 2020: Chapter 3: Transform Your Tried-and-True Techniques 4:00 PM ET
  • September 23, 2020: Chapter 4: Prioritize Engagement 4:00 PM ET
  • October 6, 2020: Chapter 5: Relight the Pilot Light to Unleash Expert Learners 4:00 PM ET
  • October 21, 2020: Chapter 6: Take Action 4:00 PM ET

Registration Information

Register using this Google Form: Google Form Registration Link

You will then receive the Zoom link for each of the meetings!

What is the Ohio UDL Collaborative?

Ron Rogers, the OCALI UDL Center Director, leads the Ohio UDL Collaborative, with representation from each of Ohio's 16 State Support Teams. The purpose of the UDL Collaborative is to design materials and resources to support the implementation of Universal Design for Learning throughout the state of Ohio. Consultants provide professional learning opportunities and coaching to district teams so that instruction is designed intentionally, with barriers removed, leading to students becoming expert learners!

Ohio UDL Collaborative Book Study Facilitators

  • August 12: Lisa Arthur, Barb Gentille Green & Nancy Ruth
  • August 25: Colleen Kornish & Julie Weyandt
  • September 10: Susan Siemer, Lindsay Slater & Cherie Smith
  • September 23: Heidi Orvosh Kamenski & Ron Rogers
  • October 6: Steve Ramos & Sue Seelig
  • October 21: Nicole Herbert & Tracy Mail
Allison Posey

Allison Posey, Author

Allison Posey works for CAST and participates in the development of content and materials that support all learners through the implementation of Universal Design for Learning. She leads professional learning programs and the development of UDL credentials in order to integrate current understandings from brain science about learning into instructional practices.

unlearning Book Cover

unlearning: Changing Your Beliefs and Your Classroom with UDL

Katie Novak

Katie Novak, Author

Katie Novak is a practicing leader in education as the Assistant Superintendent of the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District in Massachusetts as well as an internationally recognized expert on Universal Design for Learning implementation. With 15 years of experience in teaching and administration and an earned doctorate in curriculum and teaching, Novak designs and presents workshops both nationally and internationally focusing on implementation of UDL.

Build Your Background Knowledge

Hear from the authors about their book! Check out these resources:

Why We Wrote 'Unlearning'

Introducing the 5 Step Unlearning Cycle

Unraveling or Unlearning?

A Tricky Habit to Unlearn

My Own Unlearning Process

The Unlearning Cycle + Universal Design for Learning

Connect with Ron Rogers

Ron B. Rogers, Ed.D works directly with Ohio’s 16 State Support Teams on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and braiding it into an overall System of Support. In the past, Ron worked with district leadership teams through the Ohio Improvement Process (OIP). Ron worked with districts that were in continuous improvement while assisting them to excellent with distinction. Ron is a lifetime Alumni of The Ohio State University. Ron has over 30 years of professional expertise in the areas of education and criminal justice. Ron has served as a curriculum specialist, director, principal, technology consultant, and classroom teacher. One of the people that created the #UDLchat. Presently Ron is the Program Director with the UDL Center at OCALI.