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Tuesday, August 1 • 10:00am - 10:55am
The Case of Mountain View Elementary: A pilot of a case-based approach to tackling school-wide dilemmas

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In this session, participants will become a part of a CAST pilot study to explore how a case-based teaching approach can be used to support educators to explore the complexities of UDL implementation. Participants will be asked to read the case of Mountain View Elementary and offer a brief reflection prior to the session. During the session, participants will assume an active role in wrestling with the real-life challenges and dilemmas that Mountain View Principal Kathy Thomas and her colleagues are facing as they wrestle with how to support diverse learners at their school. We ask that participants come willing to engage with us as co-researchers! We are excited to explore the potential of a case-based approach, and we will save time at the end of the session for your feedback.

This session will be capped at 20 participants. Please email Jenna Gravel (jgravel@cast.org) if you are interested in joining us. We are hoping to videotape this session and take field notes. We will ask all participants for their consent to be included in this data collection prior to the start of the session.


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avatar for Jennifer Dee

Jennifer Dee

Instructional Designer and Research Associate, CAST
As an Instructional Designer and Research Associate, Jen helps design and research educational materials and programs that are accessible, engaging, and learner-centered. She applies UX Design principles and lessons learned as a teacher and educator-trainer to guide the development... Read More →
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Heather Francis

Implementation Specialist, CAST
As an Implementation Specialist, Heather Francis collaborates with educator teams to facilitate the application of UDL in the education field. With a background in educational neuroscience and special education, Heather is passionate about working with researchers and practitioners... Read More →
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Jenna Gravel

Director of Research for Professional Learning, CAST
As Director of Research and Curriculum for Professional Learning,  Jenna W. Gravel works to connect research and practice by supporting educators to apply UDL to the classroom in order to engage all learners in rich, sophisticated learning opportunities. | Specifically, Dr. Gravel’s... Read More →



Tuesday August 1, 2017 10:00am - 10:55am
Founders room

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