Changing Your Beliefs and Your Classroom with UDL

Sometimes we do things in a certain way simply out of habit. But breaking habits is necessary to advance our teaching practices into an ever-evolving educational landscape. In order to evolve so that we can support every student, we first need to unlearn.

The process of unlearning can be uncomfortable, like getting a new phone with a new platform, or having to retrain yourself not to touch your face but this discomfort is necessary for growth. We must change our mindsets to change the larger system.

Through Unlearning, we explore how implementing Universal Design for Learning (UDL) requires us to unlearn many outdated beliefs, assumptions, and teaching practices and provide you with the tools to take your practice into the 21st Century.

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Publisher: Cast, Inc. ISBN-10: 1930583443 ISBN-13: 978-1930583443

About the Authors

Katie Novak & Allison Posey

Katie Novak is a practicing leader in education as the Assistant Superintendent of the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District in Massachusetts as well as an internationally recognized expert on Universal Design for Learning implementation. With 15 years of experience in teaching and administration and an earned doctorate in curriculum and teaching, Novak designs and presents workshops both nationally and internationally focusing on implementation of UDL.

She is the author of six other books including best selling book UDL Now!Universally Designed Leadership. You can find her on Twitter at @KatieNovakUDL.

Press Inquiries & Interviews

To schedule an interview with Katie Novak please contact Ashley Thibodeau