Sharing the message about UDL

I always enjoy the opportunity to share information about universal design for learning (UDL) with others — especially those who’ve never heard of the term. I’m also equally amazed when those who do not know about UDL are educators. Such was the situation when I spoke to a class of rising junior and senior future Read More…

Learning without limits

Like many, I had the wonderful opportunity to be around little people over the holidays. As I watched several cousin’s grandchildren and my 5.5 year old nephew, I was often reminded of their natural quest to learn, to explore and to discover. My nephew is an active soul who loves to be engaged in his Read More…

Smart searching with a smart web resource

The LearningPort is a wonderful resource of professional development sources around the country. I especially like the way that “smart highlighting” is in play when I search specific keywords such as “universal design for learning” for the National UDL Center among their listings and look what appears! This type of targeted highlighting is wonderful for Read More…

When a Smartphone is really smart!

I’ve made a new committment…I’ve bought a smartphone. Mind you I’m also an iTouch and iPad carrier too. However, I’m a Verizon subscriber and for now, I’m staying with that carrier. Thus, I recently took advantage of an upgrade with my contract and chose the LG Ally and I am impressed. As a smartphone, the Read More…

An inspiring message from a technology innovator

It is always comforting when a seasoned technology innovator predicts that a technology of 20+ years is still in its infancy. That was the case last night on the 60 minutes show and the discussion from the inventor of the cell phone. I was pleased to hear this inventor discuss the importance of having cellphones Read More…