Strategic Networks The "how" of learning Planning and performing tasks. How we organize and express our ideas. Writing an essay or solving a math problem are strategic tasks.

Recognition networks. The "what" of learning

Universal Design for Learning

CAST UDL principle: Multiple Means of Engagement. Image of a brain with affective network shown in green

FabLearn_Design Build Make Learn A free set of 8 math story-problem task cards. Great for whole or small group activities. Reinforces common core concepts.

Students can read most math problems and solve them pretty quickly by completing one or two operations. These are different! There can be many ways to approach these types of problems. $

MOOC Learning Design Models

UDL and the Common Core where does it fit in?

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Universal Design for Learning Toolkit, by @CAST_UDL. #udl #universaldesignforlearning #learningtechnologies #edtech

Set of 100 common core style higher level thinking questions for your Pre-Algebra students (or Algebra I as review)- These can be used in assessments or as task cards or practice.

CAST - Universal Design for Learning

iSolveIt: Math Scaled- An app based on the UDL, I SolveIt: MathScaled opens the door to terrific problem solving opportunities. And it is free!

This resource includes 20 This or That Warm Ups with a total of 40 activities that review critical ELA skills. Each This or That Warm Up includes instruction (at the top of the worksheet) and then 2 choices for students to showcase their learning. After reviewing each choice, students can choose to do the “This” activity or the “That” activity. The choices promote engagement and tap into multiple learning styles


This product is sure to get your students interested in literary terms! This is a resource that can be used all year at least once a week. The product teaches students various literary terms through the use of modern examples (music lyrics, TV, movies, novels, celebrities, images etc). It also includes lots of video clips that will engage your students.

Learning STEM Through Design: Students Benefit from Expanding What Counts as "Engineering"

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