Humans and Technology for K-12 Learning: Combinatorial Creativity

This is two-part webinar, aiming to share research and ideas with teachers as they navigate the challenges of trying to meet their students’ learning needs in online, face-to-face, AND hybrid learning environments.

There is a Learner Guide below the two videos. Check it out prior to diving into the videos: it provides a useful overview and guiding questions.

Working to include Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles in my DLR, I have attached the transcript of my video in the link below. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_Hb2SPb27_Jb3tibiom4Jo9iq6VEhaItt1Nv0hSlGFU/edit?usp=sharing

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