The Universal Design for Learning Center at OCALI was created to help remove barriers to learning through purposeful planning that leads to meaningful instruction for all students.
We invite you to join us once a month for a 30-minute live webinar, providing an opportunity to collaborate with fellow educators and learn from experts and specialists about Universal Design for Learning, Family Engagement, Growth Mindset, Implementation Science, Equity and more. Click here for the full schedule and to register for webinars.
Below is an archive of recent webinars and supporting materials. All webinars have indexed entry points to allow you to move to the section of the webinar that is most relevant to your needs.
If you have questions, feedback, or suggestions of future topics, please contact Ron Rogers at Ron_Rogers@ocali.com
Universal Design for Learning 101
Discover a framework known as Universal Design for Learning and how it lowers barriers to learning, offers choices and uses research informed practices to support learning.
How can Universal Design for Learning Revive Our Family Engagement?
Discover how to lower barriers for your family engagement using the Universal Design for Learning Framework in this robust 30 minute webinar.
Using Practice Profiles to Monitor Universal Design for Learning Implementation
Learn how leadership teams determine if they are effectively implementing UDL. These questions can be answered with the use of Practice Profiles.
Rubrics in UDL to Support Learners
Explore the why, what, and how of Rubrics within the UDL Framework. You will leave with tools and knowledge to get you started using rubrics in your classroom.
The Power of Questions in a UDL Environment
Discover how well-crafted questions can invigorate, excite, engage, and move the thinking of individuals beyond stuck while reigniting the spark and passion of learning more.
UDL and Culturally Responsive Practice
Discover how Culturally Relevant Pedagogy and Universal Design for Learning can be used to improve student learning, relationships while being incorporated into the instructional planning and lessons (How).
Universal Design for Learning and the Importance of Learning Standards
Explore the importance of collaboration and student involvement within the UDL Framework when it comes to standards.
The Marriage of UDL and PBIS: A Framework to Support the Whole Child
Learn why Positive Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) they complement each other so well as a framework supporting the whole child.
Weaving the UDL Framework with Specially Designed Instruction: A Beautiful Tapestry
Learn how Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) fit together to create a beautiful tapestry.
Empowering Expert Learners yields Successful Post-secondary Outcomes
Discuss how empowering expert learners yield successful post secondary outcomes which builds successful lifelong learning and improves the likelihood of on-time graduation.
Social Emotional Engagement in Learning
Explore the WHY, WHAT, and HOW social connections fuel our brains to grow while Universal Design for Learning assures access for all learners.