Oregon Technology Access Program

Universal Design for Learning Series

Discover the Learner using the UDL Lens

When each learner can understand and advocate for how they learn, barriers to learning can be removed and engagement and motivation can result. But where do you begin? Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and personalized learning can be the perfect match to have every learner realize agency and take ownership to learning. In this webinar, participants will be introduced to the UDL Lens of Access, Engage and Express to understand the value of knowing learners’ strengths, challenges and aspirations using a Learner Profile that serves as a foundation for acquiring the lifelong skills of agency and self-advocacy.

Kathleen McClaskey, M.Ed.

Founder of Make Learning Personal and co-author of bestsellers Make Learning Personal: The What, Who, How, Where and Why and How to Personalize Learning: A Practical Guide for Getting Started and Going Deeper. She is an innovative leader, education technologist, international speaker, professional developer, and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) consultant with over 30 years experience in creating learner-centered environments as a teacher, K-12 administrator and consultant. She is passionate in empowering learners with tools, skills and learning strategies so they become independent self-directed learners, learners with agency, who are future ready for college, career and life. Kathleen coined the phrase: “Every child on the planet is a learner”. With that understanding, she continues on her mission for educators to “Discover the Learner in Every Child. Follow Kathleen and her blogs at kathleenmcclaskey.com and learn how UDL can be used to achieve educational equity, learner agency and self-advocacy for all learners.


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Note: Kathleen will co-present with Luis Perez at AT NOW! 2019!

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