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“We place an undue burden on individuals to adapt themselves in all their wonderful diversity to inflexible learning environments. We should instead be expecting more from our learning environments.”
—Milton Chen, Senior Fellow of the George Lucas Educational Foundation
CAST Professional Publishing was launched in 2014 by CAST, a nonprofit research and development organization that works to improve opportunities and outcomes for all individuals through Universal Design for Learning. Founded in 1984, CAST has earned international recognition for its innovative contributions to educational products, classroom practices and policies.
Universal Design for Learning
Theory and Practice
Anne Meyer and David Rose, who first laid out the principles of UDL two decades ago, provide an ambitious, engaging discussion of new research and best practices. This book gives the UDL field an essential and authoritative learning resource for the coming years.
UDL Now! A Teacher’s Monday-Morning Guide to Implementing Common Core Standards using Universal Design for Learning
Master teacher Katie Novak practical insights and savvy strategies for turning UDL principles into action. UDL Now! is a fun and effective Monday morning playbook for great teaching.
Attend CAST’s New Institute!
UDL Guidelines: The Latest in Brain Science, Research and Practice
This institute goes beyond introductory material to explore the UDL Guidelines more deeply, including the research on learning, human variability, and how those play out in the design of instruction. We will also explore specific research, technologies, resources, and readings that will help educators optimize and innovate learning experiences for all students.