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Embracing Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Including Tips for Distance Instruction (Webinar for K-12 Educators)

Posted on August 23, 2020 - 12:48 PM CDT

8/22/2020 (Sat)- 11:00 PM to 8/24/2020 - 11:00 PM CDT

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Event information

WGBH, through its Bringing the Universe to America's Classrooms project, is offering K-12 educators a three-part webinar series on Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

Katie Novak, Ed.D., author of eight best-selling books on Universal Design for Learning and Mirko Chardin, co-author with Dr. Novak on "Equity by Design: The Power and Promise of UDL," will lead a series of three one-hour webinars on Universal Design for Learning.  Participants will learn more about a framework to help eliminate barriers that prevent some students from learning at high levels to create a more equitable system for those students who have been historically marginalized.

Webinar 1:  Embracing Universal Design for Learning, Including Tips for Distance Instruction (Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 7 PM EDT)

This webinar will cover:

  • Understanding core components of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) 
  • The UDL Framework, principles, and guidelines
  • Examples of what UDL looks like in practice,  including tips for applying UDL to support distance/ blended instruction

Register Here

Upcoming Webinars

Webinar 2: Teaching Science through the Lens of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Including Tips for Distance Instruction (September 15, 2020 at 7pm EDT)

Webinar 3: Equity by Design: How UDL Provides Equal Opportunities to Learn (October 8, 2020 at 7pm EDT)

For more information, including registration links, for the 2nd and 3rd webinars please contact Mitul Daiyan (