January 19, 2022, Meeting Update Notification: The January 19, 2022, Connecticut State Board of Education meeting will be held at 450 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, at 9:30 a.m. The wearing of masks is required of all persons entering 450 Columbus Boulevard, as well as during the meeting. All mask and social distancing protocols will be adhered to during the meeting. This meeting will be live streamed and can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAyxss_PnAM

Connecticut Core Standards

UDL Resources

  • UDL Curriculum Toolkit–This open-source web application is designed to support the creation of interactive, multimedia curricula according to the principles of Universal Design for Learning.  (udl-toolkit.cast.org/home)
  • Toolkit on UDL: Instructional Practice Resources—This site provides links to current information on topics related to UDL. (osepideasthatwork.org)
  • Free Learning Tools from CAST are designed and tested as part of CAST’s research projects to help educators, parents, and students experience the power of flexible learning environments. To access these tools on the site, select “Our Work” on the top bar and scroll to Free Learning Tools. (cast.org)
  • iSolveIt math puzzles – This mobile digital learning environment supports the development of logical thinking and reasoning skills, which are essential competencies of algebra and mathematics in general. The site includes a collection of tablet-based puzzles that have been designed using the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). (isolveit.cast.org/home)
  • CAST UDL Editions – This resource uses digital media to reach and engage all learners. Leveled supports and the Texthelp Toolbar balance challenge and support for each learner, ages 10 and up. (udleditions.cast.org)
  • UDL RESOURCE — This website hosts information about Universal Design for Learning and suggests free and low-cost digital tools that facilitate a UDL approach to learning, including tools to support learners with access challenges. (udlresource.com)
  • UDL Series: CAST Professional Learning — This site offers free webinars (both upcoming and archived) that focus on a variety of topics related to UDL and learner variability, lesson design, UDL implementation and more. (castprofessionallearning.org)
  • UDL Tool Finder—This chart enables teachers to quickly locate examples of UDL solutions to address particular challenges that students are experiencing.  (montgomeryschoolsmd.org)
  • High Incidence Accessible Technology: Quick Guides—This link helps to provide information to teachers who are using technology to support all students.  (montgomeryschoolsmd.org)