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Universal Design for LearningUniversal Design for Learning
Created by: Jonas MehallCreated by: Jonas Mehall
What is UDL?What is UDL?
 According to the NationalAccording to the National
Universal Design forUniversal Design for
Lea...
Goal of UDLGoal of UDL
 The main goal of UDL is to break down barriersThe main goal of UDL is to break down barriers
to t...
Origins of UDLOrigins of UDL
 UDL stems from a movement called theUDL stems from a movement called the
universal design s...
Origins of UDL (cont.)Origins of UDL (cont.)
Pre-Universal Design construction Post-Universal Design construction
Origins of UDL (cont.)Origins of UDL (cont.)
 UDL is the idea that teachers andUDL is the idea that teachers and
administ...
Three Principles of UDLThree Principles of UDL
1.1. Provide Multiple Means of RepresentationProvide Multiple Means of Repr...
Multiple Means of RepresentationMultiple Means of Representation
 All students come into the classroom withAll students c...
Multiple Means of ExpressionMultiple Means of Expression
 Students may prefer to express theirStudents may prefer to expr...
Multiple Means of EngagementMultiple Means of Engagement
 Students differ in the ways in which they areStudents differ in...
Technology in UDLTechnology in UDL
 A key component ofA key component of
UDL is technology inUDL is technology in
the cla...
Why Technology?Why Technology?
““ A single presentation method can proveA single presentation method can prove
limiting.”l...
Why Technology? (cont.)Why Technology? (cont.)
 UDL incorporatesUDL incorporates
technology in atechnology in a
way that ...
Technology ExamplesTechnology Examples
1.1. Computer SoftwareComputer Software – Enlarges print for– Enlarges print for
vi...
Impact of UDL at WestmontImpact of UDL at Westmont
 Imagine the impact UDL could have on theImagine the impact UDL could ...
Impact at WestmontImpact at Westmont
 With the right technology tools andWith the right technology tools and
structured c...
PSSA Scores on the Rise?PSSA Scores on the Rise?
 With state mandated test in the forefront ofWith state mandated test in...
Is UDL really necessary?Is UDL really necessary?
 The implementationThe implementation
of UDL in theof UDL in the
classro...
Brain Research and UDLBrain Research and UDL
 According to UDL proponent and brainAccording to UDL proponent and brain
re...
Recognition NetworkRecognition Network
 The recognition network of theThe recognition network of the
brain is in charge o...
Strategic NetworkStrategic Network
 Brain research tellsBrain research tells
us that our strategicus that our strategic
n...
Strategic Network (cont.)Strategic Network (cont.)
 Students have different ways in which theyStudents have different way...
Multiple Means of Expression IdeasMultiple Means of Expression Ideas
1.1. Project-based assessmentsProject-based assessmen...
Affective NetworkAffective Network
 Dr. Rose states that the affective networkDr. Rose states that the affective network
...
Affective Network (cont.)Affective Network (cont.)
 Teachers need to provideTeachers need to provide
multiple means of en...
UDL Meets a Variety of NeedsUDL Meets a Variety of Needs
 UDL not only meets the academic needsUDL not only meets the aca...
Cultural and Ethnic DiversityCultural and Ethnic Diversity
 The UDL framework calls forThe UDL framework calls for
techno...
Linguistic DiversityLinguistic Diversity
 With diverse classrooms comes linguisticWith diverse classrooms comes linguisti...
Linguistic Diversity (cont.)Linguistic Diversity (cont.)
There are numerousThere are numerous
technology toolstechnology t...
Technology is the KeyTechnology is the Key
 Classrooms in the U.S. have always beenClassrooms in the U.S. have always bee...
Technology and Brain ResearchTechnology and Brain Research
 ““Individuals bring a huge variety of skills,Individuals brin...
Meeting DifferencesMeeting Differences
 Technology tools and gadgetsTechnology tools and gadgets
can greatly aid in meeti...
No Child Left BehindNo Child Left Behind
 With government mandated standardsWith government mandated standards
and benchm...
UDL Tools forUDL Tools for
Educators/AdministratorsEducators/Administrators
 There are a variety of tools and resourcesTh...
Curriculum Barriers FinderCurriculum Barriers Finder
 ““We know that each learner brings unique strengths,We know that ea...
Curriculum Barriers Finder (cont.)Curriculum Barriers Finder (cont.)
 During this process, teachersDuring this process, t...
UDL Class Profile MakerUDL Class Profile Maker
 Another tool outlined by CAST is the UDLAnother tool outlined by CAST is ...
UDL Classroom Profile MakerUDL Classroom Profile Maker
 This tool helps teachers to understand theThis tool helps teacher...
UDL Classroom Profile MakerUDL Classroom Profile Maker
 The CAST site provides a template andThe CAST site provides a tem...
UDL Systematic Change PlannerUDL Systematic Change Planner
 Though UDL can be a universal concept,Though UDL can be a uni...
UDL Systematic Change PlannerUDL Systematic Change Planner
 The Systematic Change Planner outlinesThe Systematic Change P...
ReferencesReferences
 CAST, Teaching Every Student. (2010).CAST, Teaching Every Student. (2010). Tools and activitiesTool...
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  1. 1. UDLUDL Universal Design for LearningUniversal Design for Learning Created by: Jonas MehallCreated by: Jonas Mehall
  2. 2. What is UDL?What is UDL?  According to the NationalAccording to the National Universal Design forUniversal Design for Learning Task Force,Learning Task Force, UDL is a “framework forUDL is a “framework for designing educationaldesigning educational environments that enableenvironments that enable all learners to gainall learners to gain knowledge, skills, andknowledge, skills, and enthusiasm for learning.”enthusiasm for learning.” http://www.advocacyinstitute.org/UDL/http://www.advocacyinstitute.org/UDL/
  3. 3. Goal of UDLGoal of UDL  The main goal of UDL is to break down barriersThe main goal of UDL is to break down barriers to the curriculum and provideto the curriculum and provide ALLALL students withstudents with a rich learning experience.a rich learning experience.  It is no secret students have diverse learningIt is no secret students have diverse learning styles. Like it or not, students are who they are.styles. Like it or not, students are who they are.  Instead of trying to change there preferentialInstead of trying to change there preferential learning styles, why not design the curriculum tolearning styles, why not design the curriculum to fit everyone’s needs?fit everyone’s needs?
  4. 4. Origins of UDLOrigins of UDL  UDL stems from a movement called theUDL stems from a movement called the universal design started in the early 1990’suniversal design started in the early 1990’s where contractors began to build homes,where contractors began to build homes, buildings, and other structures so they werebuildings, and other structures so they were accessible to a wider variety of users.accessible to a wider variety of users.  Instead of building only steps to get into aInstead of building only steps to get into a building, ramps were built too. Elevators werebuilding, ramps were built too. Elevators were also built inside to allow easy access to differentalso built inside to allow easy access to different levels.levels.
  5. 5. Origins of UDL (cont.)Origins of UDL (cont.) Pre-Universal Design construction Post-Universal Design construction
  6. 6. Origins of UDL (cont.)Origins of UDL (cont.)  UDL is the idea that teachers andUDL is the idea that teachers and administrators can reduce barriers inadministrators can reduce barriers in instruction by creating curriculums thatinstruction by creating curriculums that allow all students to achieve success.allow all students to achieve success.  Ramps = Digital BooksRamps = Digital Books  Elevators = Digital Media and ToolsElevators = Digital Media and Tools Let’s watch this video to get a better understand of the origins of UDL and what it entails. http://www.k8accesscenter.org/training_resources/UDL_framework.asp
  7. 7. Three Principles of UDLThree Principles of UDL 1.1. Provide Multiple Means of RepresentationProvide Multiple Means of Representation 2.2. Provide Multiple Means of ExpressionProvide Multiple Means of Expression 3.3. Provide Multiple Means of EngagementProvide Multiple Means of Engagement
  8. 8. Multiple Means of RepresentationMultiple Means of Representation  All students come into the classroom withAll students come into the classroom with a preferred learning style.a preferred learning style.  It is important for teachers to presentIt is important for teachers to present content in a variety of ways to ensure allcontent in a variety of ways to ensure all students are grasping the concepts.students are grasping the concepts.  What works for one student, may not workWhat works for one student, may not work for another.for another. http://www.cast.org/research/udl/http://www.cast.org/research/udl/
  9. 9. Multiple Means of ExpressionMultiple Means of Expression  Students may prefer to express theirStudents may prefer to express their understanding of concepts differently thanunderstanding of concepts differently than the teacher would like, which is ok!the teacher would like, which is ok!  There is not one true means of expressionThere is not one true means of expression all students are going to find optimal, soall students are going to find optimal, so giving options is a good strategy.giving options is a good strategy.
  10. 10. Multiple Means of EngagementMultiple Means of Engagement  Students differ in the ways in which they areStudents differ in the ways in which they are engaged and motivated to learn.engaged and motivated to learn.  Some students prefer a routine, where othersSome students prefer a routine, where others may need different actions to keep theirmay need different actions to keep their attention.attention.  Teachers must remember to vary the way inTeachers must remember to vary the way in which they try to make lessons more engaging.which they try to make lessons more engaging. http://www.cast.org/research/udl/http://www.cast.org/research/udl/
  11. 11. Technology in UDLTechnology in UDL  A key component ofA key component of UDL is technology inUDL is technology in the classroom.the classroom.  As curriculums areAs curriculums are being developed,being developed, technology shouldtechnology should play a central role inplay a central role in the overall design.the overall design.
  12. 12. Why Technology?Why Technology? ““ A single presentation method can proveA single presentation method can prove limiting.”limiting.” http://accessproject.colostate.edu/udl/documents/philosophy.cfmhttp://accessproject.colostate.edu/udl/documents/philosophy.cfm  To diversify instruction, technology basedTo diversify instruction, technology based tools such as digital software programs,tools such as digital software programs, websites, video clips, text-to-speechwebsites, video clips, text-to-speech software, and other resources should be asoftware, and other resources should be a fixture in the classroom.fixture in the classroom.
  13. 13. Why Technology? (cont.)Why Technology? (cont.)  UDL incorporatesUDL incorporates technology in atechnology in a way that makesway that makes learninglearning accessible foraccessible for ALLALL learners.learners.
  14. 14. Technology ExamplesTechnology Examples 1.1. Computer SoftwareComputer Software – Enlarges print for– Enlarges print for visually impairedvisually impaired 2.2. Text-to-SpeechText-to-Speech – Software that reads digital– Software that reads digital text to struggling readerstext to struggling readers 3.3. Multimedia Presentation SoftwareMultimedia Presentation Software – Gives all– Gives all students options as to how they want to showstudents options as to how they want to show comprehensioncomprehension 4.4. WebsitesWebsites – Provide images, audio clips, video– Provide images, audio clips, video clips, and other resources not found in printedclips, and other resources not found in printed text for all learnerstext for all learners The design and implementation of technology in UDL is very similar to buildings that are built with ramps, elevators, and other features that benefit all people who enter.
  15. 15. Impact of UDL at WestmontImpact of UDL at Westmont  Imagine the impact UDL could have on theImagine the impact UDL could have on the students at our middle school!students at our middle school!  Currently, the different curriculums being usedCurrently, the different curriculums being used with each grade level are not structured in a waywith each grade level are not structured in a way that is beneficial to all students.that is beneficial to all students.  We have curriculums that are similar to pre-We have curriculums that are similar to pre- universal design buildings. We lack ramps,universal design buildings. We lack ramps, elevators, and other tools that would allow moreelevators, and other tools that would allow more students the chance to succeed.students the chance to succeed.
  16. 16. Impact at WestmontImpact at Westmont  With the right technology tools andWith the right technology tools and structured classrooms, we couldstructured classrooms, we could make learning more accessible tomake learning more accessible to our diverse group of learners.our diverse group of learners.  Instead of allowing students to slipInstead of allowing students to slip through the cracks and forcingthrough the cracks and forcing them to learn one certain way,them to learn one certain way, providing options and differentproviding options and different avenues of learning would openavenues of learning would open up a whole new world for manyup a whole new world for many students.students.  Some students may even surpriseSome students may even surprise us with the how smart and brightus with the how smart and bright they truly are if we only give themthey truly are if we only give them the chance to do so!the chance to do so!
  17. 17. PSSA Scores on the Rise?PSSA Scores on the Rise?  With state mandated test in the forefront ofWith state mandated test in the forefront of many of our minds, UDL would certainly help tomany of our minds, UDL would certainly help to raise test scores.raise test scores.  With UDL implementation, students whoWith UDL implementation, students who previously were unable to comprehend andpreviously were unable to comprehend and perform due to the constraints of the curriculum,perform due to the constraints of the curriculum, will now have had the proper tools and programswill now have had the proper tools and programs to prepare them for the end of the year test.to prepare them for the end of the year test.
  18. 18. Is UDL really necessary?Is UDL really necessary?  The implementationThe implementation of UDL in theof UDL in the classroom may soundclassroom may sound great, but is theregreat, but is there proof of its necessity?proof of its necessity?  What does brainWhat does brain research tell us aboutresearch tell us about learners and theirlearners and their ability to succeed?ability to succeed?
  19. 19. Brain Research and UDLBrain Research and UDL  According to UDL proponent and brainAccording to UDL proponent and brain research specialist Dr. David Rose, theresearch specialist Dr. David Rose, the brain has a way of distributing processesbrain has a way of distributing processes to different parts of the brain (Laureateto different parts of the brain (Laureate Education Inc., 2009).Education Inc., 2009).  There are three networks associated withThere are three networks associated with brain research and UDL. (recognition,brain research and UDL. (recognition, strategic, and affective)strategic, and affective)
  20. 20. Recognition NetworkRecognition Network  The recognition network of theThe recognition network of the brain is in charge ofbrain is in charge of processing patterns.processing patterns.  It determines and deciphersIt determines and deciphers what is coming into the brainwhat is coming into the brain such as sites, smells, sounds,such as sites, smells, sounds, and patterns (Laureate, 2009).and patterns (Laureate, 2009).  Due to student differencesDue to student differences in the way they use theirin the way they use their recognition network,recognition network, teachers should deliverteachers should deliver instruction in a variety ofinstruction in a variety of ways.ways.  Some students preferSome students prefer visuals, audio clips, images,visuals, audio clips, images, and other means of learningand other means of learning content. If we consistentlycontent. If we consistently teach using one method,teach using one method, many students are unablemany students are unable to properly use theirto properly use their recognition network.recognition network.
  21. 21. Strategic NetworkStrategic Network  Brain research tellsBrain research tells us that our strategicus that our strategic network controlsnetwork controls different functions ofdifferent functions of our body.our body.  The strategic networkThe strategic network processes the plansprocesses the plans and actions one takesand actions one takes (Laureate, 2009).(Laureate, 2009).
  22. 22. Strategic Network (cont.)Strategic Network (cont.)  Students have different ways in which theyStudents have different ways in which they prefer to carry out actions, which has hugeprefer to carry out actions, which has huge implications in the classroom.implications in the classroom.  As teachers we need to be providing multipleAs teachers we need to be providing multiple ways for students to express their understandingways for students to express their understanding of content.of content.  Asking students to always show theirAsking students to always show their understanding in the same way is unfair.understanding in the same way is unfair.
  23. 23. Multiple Means of Expression IdeasMultiple Means of Expression Ideas 1.1. Project-based assessmentsProject-based assessments 2.2. Digital StoriesDigital Stories 3.3. Multimedia PresentationsMultimedia Presentations Giving end of the unit tests and quizzes is notGiving end of the unit tests and quizzes is not an ideal way to truly assess the learning ofan ideal way to truly assess the learning of ALLALL students. Students need options tostudents. Students need options to express their learning in a way that suits theirexpress their learning in a way that suits their personality.personality.
  24. 24. Affective NetworkAffective Network  Dr. Rose states that the affective networkDr. Rose states that the affective network of the brain focuses on emotions and whatof the brain focuses on emotions and what is and is not important (Laureate, 2009).is and is not important (Laureate, 2009).  No two students are exactly the sameNo two students are exactly the same academically or emotionally.academically or emotionally.  Teachers must take into account students’Teachers must take into account students’ affective networks when planning lessons.affective networks when planning lessons.
  25. 25. Affective Network (cont.)Affective Network (cont.)  Teachers need to provideTeachers need to provide multiple means of engagementmultiple means of engagement through instruction.through instruction.  Some students prefer noveltySome students prefer novelty and find it engaging, whileand find it engaging, while others find it to be off puttingothers find it to be off putting (Laureate, 2009).(Laureate, 2009).  Striking a balance and varyingStriking a balance and varying instructional methods isinstructional methods is extremely important.extremely important.
  26. 26. UDL Meets a Variety of NeedsUDL Meets a Variety of Needs  UDL not only meets the academic needsUDL not only meets the academic needs of all students, it also supports the cultural,of all students, it also supports the cultural, ethnic, and linguistic diversity in aethnic, and linguistic diversity in a classroom.classroom.  Today’s classrooms are becoming moreToday’s classrooms are becoming more and more diverse, with a variety of needsand more diverse, with a variety of needs that need to be met.that need to be met.
  27. 27. Cultural and Ethnic DiversityCultural and Ethnic Diversity  The UDL framework calls forThe UDL framework calls for technology in the classroom.technology in the classroom.  With the Internet and otherWith the Internet and other multimedia tools, all races,multimedia tools, all races, genders, and culturalgenders, and cultural backgrounds can be easilybackgrounds can be easily incorporated into lessons.incorporated into lessons.  Classes can study differentClasses can study different cultures with ease. They cancultures with ease. They can view images and artifacts fromview images and artifacts from different cultures.different cultures.  Different cultures learn andDifferent cultures learn and apply their learning differently.apply their learning differently.  UDL can help students ofUDL can help students of varying cultural and ethnicvarying cultural and ethnic backgrounds express theirbackgrounds express their learning in a way that theylearning in a way that they prefer.prefer.  Some cultures rely heavily onSome cultures rely heavily on problem solving, while otherproblem solving, while other cultures may focus on writingcultures may focus on writing or presentation skills. Noor presentation skills. No matter the culture, UDL andmatter the culture, UDL and technology help to make thetechnology help to make the curriculum accessible to allcurriculum accessible to all students.students.
  28. 28. Linguistic DiversityLinguistic Diversity  With diverse classrooms comes linguisticWith diverse classrooms comes linguistic diversity.diversity.  There are an increasing number of ELLThere are an increasing number of ELL students in public education classroomstudents in public education classroom today than ever before.today than ever before.  As teachers, it is our job to successfullyAs teachers, it is our job to successfully meet their needs.meet their needs.
  29. 29. Linguistic Diversity (cont.)Linguistic Diversity (cont.) There are numerousThere are numerous technology toolstechnology tools available to helpavailable to help accommodateaccommodate language differences.language differences. ExamplesExamples:: 1.1. Text-to-SpeechText-to-Speech SoftwareSoftware 2.2. Websites that translateWebsites that translate words into otherwords into other languageslanguages 3.3. Teacher providedTeacher provided images and audio toimages and audio to help with visualizationhelp with visualization
  30. 30. Technology is the KeyTechnology is the Key  Classrooms in the U.S. have always beenClassrooms in the U.S. have always been diverse.diverse.  In the past, there were fewer resources andIn the past, there were fewer resources and tools to help accommodate the variety oftools to help accommodate the variety of educational needs.educational needs.  In today’s technology driven society, teachersIn today’s technology driven society, teachers have access to a multitude of tools and gadgetshave access to a multitude of tools and gadgets to help implement UDL.to help implement UDL.
  31. 31. Technology and Brain ResearchTechnology and Brain Research  ““Individuals bring a huge variety of skills,Individuals bring a huge variety of skills, needs, and interests to learning.needs, and interests to learning. Neuroscience reveals that theseNeuroscience reveals that these differences are as varied and unique asdifferences are as varied and unique as our DNA or fingerprints.”our DNA or fingerprints.” http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/tools/http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/tools/
  32. 32. Meeting DifferencesMeeting Differences  Technology tools and gadgetsTechnology tools and gadgets can greatly aid in meeting thecan greatly aid in meeting the diverse needs of students.diverse needs of students.  Teachers can present contentTeachers can present content via PowerPoints, havevia PowerPoints, have students work with digitalstudents work with digital storytelling software,storytelling software, incorporate videos, images,incorporate videos, images, sounds, and differentsounds, and different resources that were notresources that were not available until technologyavailable until technology became part of education.became part of education.  Technology also providesTechnology also provides students with options as tostudents with options as to how they prefer to displayhow they prefer to display comprehension.comprehension.  Technology in theTechnology in the UDL framework is asUDL framework is as necessary as ramps,necessary as ramps, elevators, and otherelevators, and other structural designs arestructural designs are necessary in modernnecessary in modern day buildings.day buildings.
  33. 33. No Child Left BehindNo Child Left Behind  With government mandated standardsWith government mandated standards and benchmark levels that need to be hit,and benchmark levels that need to be hit, UDL is a fantastic program that provides aUDL is a fantastic program that provides a sound education for all students.sound education for all students.  Technology must be a central componentTechnology must be a central component of UDL to ensure all children are reachingof UDL to ensure all children are reaching their greatest academic potential.their greatest academic potential.
  34. 34. UDL Tools forUDL Tools for Educators/AdministratorsEducators/Administrators  There are a variety of tools and resourcesThere are a variety of tools and resources available to help a school district in theavailable to help a school district in the implementation process of UDL.implementation process of UDL.  However, before implementing UDL, aHowever, before implementing UDL, a district must first determine the barriersdistrict must first determine the barriers that currently exist in the curriculum.that currently exist in the curriculum.
  35. 35. Curriculum Barriers FinderCurriculum Barriers Finder  ““We know that each learner brings unique strengths,We know that each learner brings unique strengths, challenges, and interests to learning tasks, and that thechallenges, and interests to learning tasks, and that the idea of a homogeneous group of ‘typical’ learners isidea of a homogeneous group of ‘typical’ learners is really a myth. Yet most curriculum is designed as ifreally a myth. Yet most curriculum is designed as if learners were all the same.”learners were all the same.” http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/tools/http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/tools/  The idea behind the Curriculum Barrier Finder isThe idea behind the Curriculum Barrier Finder is that it allows for the practice of using the UDLthat it allows for the practice of using the UDL framework to discover any obstacles that mayframework to discover any obstacles that may be hindering the learning of all students.be hindering the learning of all students.
  36. 36. Curriculum Barriers Finder (cont.)Curriculum Barriers Finder (cont.)  During this process, teachersDuring this process, teachers closely analyze the materials,closely analyze the materials, texts, and other resourcestexts, and other resources used in the classroom andused in the classroom and compare the data to thecompare the data to the strengths and needs ofstrengths and needs of students.students.  If a teacher is aware of theIf a teacher is aware of the needs of his/her students andneeds of his/her students and discovers that there arediscovers that there are multiple barriers that aremultiple barriers that are hindering a child from reachinghindering a child from reaching their full potential, thentheir full potential, then something needs to be done tosomething needs to be done to fix the problem.fix the problem. The CAST website offers tutorials and outlines to help with the analysis process.
  37. 37. UDL Class Profile MakerUDL Class Profile Maker  Another tool outlined by CAST is the UDLAnother tool outlined by CAST is the UDL Class Profile Maker.Class Profile Maker.  ““Most classrooms contain as manyMost classrooms contain as many different kinds of learners as there aredifferent kinds of learners as there are students.”students.” http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/tools/http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/tools/
  38. 38. UDL Classroom Profile MakerUDL Classroom Profile Maker  This tool helps teachers to understand theThis tool helps teachers to understand the different learning styles and preferences ofdifferent learning styles and preferences of students by implementing phases of the UDLstudents by implementing phases of the UDL framework.framework.  ““Instead of grouping students into broadInstead of grouping students into broad categories, we can maximize learning bycategories, we can maximize learning by becoming aware of subtle and variedbecoming aware of subtle and varied combinations of strengths, needs, and interestscombinations of strengths, needs, and interests that each student brings to the classroom.”that each student brings to the classroom.” (http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/)(http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/)
  39. 39. UDL Classroom Profile MakerUDL Classroom Profile Maker  The CAST site provides a template andThe CAST site provides a template and the strategies for carrying out thethe strategies for carrying out the classroom profile.classroom profile.  Once teachers better understand theirOnce teachers better understand their students and how they learn moststudents and how they learn most efficiently, true learning and retention canefficiently, true learning and retention can take place.take place.
  40. 40. UDL Systematic Change PlannerUDL Systematic Change Planner  Though UDL can be a universal concept,Though UDL can be a universal concept, there are different ways and strategies forthere are different ways and strategies for implementing the framework into a schoolimplementing the framework into a school district.district.  The Systematic Change Planner allowsThe Systematic Change Planner allows teachers and administrators to becometeachers and administrators to become familiar with different facets that are key infamiliar with different facets that are key in making UDL happen.making UDL happen.
  41. 41. UDL Systematic Change PlannerUDL Systematic Change Planner  The Systematic Change Planner outlinesThe Systematic Change Planner outlines the way in which a school can revamp thethe way in which a school can revamp the curriculum.curriculum.  It also provides models to help clarify andIt also provides models to help clarify and demonstrate the proper way to implementdemonstrate the proper way to implement UDL.UDL.
  42. 42. ReferencesReferences  CAST, Teaching Every Student. (2010).CAST, Teaching Every Student. (2010). Tools and activitiesTools and activities. Retrieved. Retrieved November 25, 2010 from http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/tools/November 25, 2010 from http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/tools/  Center for Applied Special Technology. (2009).Center for Applied Special Technology. (2009). UDL guidelines, version 1.0.UDL guidelines, version 1.0. Retrieved November 13, 2010 fromRetrieved November 13, 2010 from http://www.udlcenter.org/aboutudl/udlguidelines/principle1http://www.udlcenter.org/aboutudl/udlguidelines/principle1  Colorado State University. (2010).Colorado State University. (2010). The history and philosophy of UDLThe history and philosophy of UDL.. Retrieved November 18, 2010 fromRetrieved November 18, 2010 from http://accessproject.colostate.edu/udl/documents/philosophy.cfmhttp://accessproject.colostate.edu/udl/documents/philosophy.cfm  Laureate Education, Inc. (Executive Producer). (2009).Laureate Education, Inc. (Executive Producer). (2009). Brain research andBrain research and universal design for learninguniversal design for learning. Reaching and engaging all learners through. Reaching and engaging all learners through technology. Baltimore: Author.technology. Baltimore: Author.  National Universal Design for Learning Task Force. (2007).National Universal Design for Learning Task Force. (2007). UniversalUniversal design for learning.design for learning. Retrieved November 18, 2010 fromRetrieved November 18, 2010 from http://www.advocacyinstitute.org/UDL/http://www.advocacyinstitute.org/UDL/
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