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Leading Equity

Apr 6, 2020

About Beth Poss

Beth Poss is the Director of Educational Initiatives for LessonPix. She is also a speech/language pathologist and a former special education administrator, assistant principal, and assistive technology team member with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) in Maryland. She is passionate about supporting all students in accessing a rigorous curriculum in a Universally Designed Learned educational environment. She is an adjunct faculty member for Johns Hopkins University and presents nationally on best practices in Universal Design for Learning, Special Education, Assistive Technology, Instructional Technology, and Early Childhood Education. Areas of special interest include Designing Inclusive Learning Environments, Visual Supports for Students with Disabilities, and Culturally Responsive Teaching.

Show Highlights

  • What is UDL and why should educators be using it?
  • Myths around UDL
  • Differentiation vs UDL
  • How to use UDL in the classroom

Connect with Beth

Twitter: @possbeth


Additional Resources

UDL Resources

Culturally Responsive Design for English Language Learners, The UDL Approach by Patti Kelly Ralabate and Loui Lord Nelson

Dive Into UDL, Immersive Practices to Develop Expert Learners by Kendra Grant and Luis Perez

Your UDL Lesson Planner: The Step by Step Guide for Teaching All Learners by Patti Kelly Ralabate

LE 75: Universal Design for Learning with Dr. Martha Ryan-Toye

Connect with me on Instagram: @sheldoneakins