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Get back to basics !

May 1st, 2020

This article is a “feeling good though” Very simple…and a real feeling of collusion. Enjoy and stay zen !  

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Why UDL Matters for English Language Learners

March 11th, 2020

A powerful storytelling about engagement and UDL. Katie Novak explains why the implementation of universal design for learning (UDL) is best practice to increase engagement in all students. «In 1922, my grandmother moved from Trois-Rivières, a city in Quebec, Canada, at the age of eleven. Speaking only French, and traveling with her older sister, she […]

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Bowling as an UDL Metaphor

March 5th, 2020

A remarkable video from Shelley Moore. She explains the importance to reach all the learners and to teach to the most challenging. A great analogy with bowling and the curve ball! Awesome!


UDL Workshop

January 21st, 2020

Engaging All Our Students: the Basics of Universal Design for Learning Join us February, 20th at 2:30 pm at CoLab. We invite you to explore inclusive pedagogy and deconstruct the myth of the ‘average’ student. Register here !  



January 20th, 2020

Feel at ease to pass by on Tuesdays 1:00 to 2:00 pm and on Fridays 12:30 to 1:30 pm at 5E.21.


The Role of Literacy and Disciplinary Literacy in College: Fostering Student Learning and Autonomy

November 29th, 2019

You are invited to attend a workshop on literacy. Lara Pysk, from LABSel (cégep Gérald-Godin), will present strategies to deepen the learning acquired through reading and writing in college. Save the date: December 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Please register !

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Welcome on UDL@Dawson Blog

November 1st, 2019

UDL@Dawson is a lively learning community about inclusive pedagogy. You can find the pedagogical portfolios of our UDL fellows: reflexive and practical applications of UDL model in different fields.


Newsletter Issue # 3

September 19th, 2019

Extra ! Extra ! Read all about it !   UDL Newsletter #3    


A Great Poster about What is UDL ?

September 3rd, 2019

With this infographic, Katie Novak, covers the basics of UDL, including the goals and guidelines, and provides some quick-start implementation tips for educators.   What Is UDL? – Infographic Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an education framework based on decades of neuroscience research and is endorsed throughout the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). UDL […]

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Discover the latest portfolios!

August 15th, 2019

New portfolios from the 2018 cohort are now available: Physics, Maria Dikeakos, Student engagement in Science; French, Laetitia Desanti, Challenging readings; E-Learning/French, Chantale Giguère, Inclusive E-Learning; French/Conted, Laura Niculae, Student engagement in Continuing Education. This is the result of a year and a half of work on inclusive pedagogy and the model of Universal Design […]

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