By Katie Novak, Ed.D. and Catlin R. Tucker
This approachable, in-depth guide unites the adaptability of Universal Design for Learning with the flexibility of blended learning, equipping educators with the tools they need to create relevant, authentic, and meaningful learning pathways to meet students where they’re at, no matter the time, place, and point of progress. With step-by-step guidance and clear strategies, authors Katie Novak and Catlin Tucker empower teachers to implement these frameworks in the classroom, with a focus on cultivating community, building equity, and increasing accessibility for all learners.
As we face increasing uncertainty and frequent disruption to traditional ways of living and learning, UDL and Blended Learning offers bold, innovative, inclusive solutions for navigating a range of learning landscapes, from the home to the classroom and all points in between, no matter what obstacles may lie ahead.
“Whether you are new to the world of blended learning with UDL or could teach a course on both, this book is sure to set you ablaze with new ideas to reach and teach with equity in mind for all learners.”
—Andratesha Fritzgerald, author of Anti-Racism and Universal Design for Learning
“If you care about giving students more flexibility to personalize their learning through a blend of in-person and online environments, you’ll want this book.”
—Jay McTighe, educational consultant and co-author of the Understanding by Design® framework
“Throughout this book, you will learn strategies that will help you remove barriers to learning, create more personalized learning experiences, and teach students how to become expert learners. This is something every teacher needs to read, discuss, and think about how to put into action.”
—Katie Martin, PhD, chief impact officer at Altitude Learning and author of Learner-Centered Innovatio