Organizing Instruction for Carlos Goes to SchoolBased on the UDL Approach<br />Universal Design for Learning<br />
What is UDL?<br />Set of principles for designing curriculum<br />Provides all individuals equal opportunities to learn<br />Calls for varied and flexible ways<br />
Why is UDL the best approach for Carlos Goes to School?<br />UDL understands learners with disabilities are vulnerable to learning barriers<br />Our learner has a language barrier and a developmental delay<br />UDL meets the challenges of diversity by: <br />using flexible instructional materials<br />using varied instructional strategies<br />providing educators with tools to meet learners’ needs<br />
Providing Multiple Means of Representation<br />The “what” of learning<br />Students perceive and comprehend information differently<br />Gives all learners the opportunity to understand new information<br />
How will Carlos Goes to School providemultiple means of representation?<br />We will provide an audio option for the book.<br />We will provide graphics that children can relate to.<br />We will provide text and audio in both English and Spanish.<br />
Providing Multiple Means of Action and Expression<br />The “how” of learning<br />Students navigate their learning environment and express what they know differently<br />Gives learners the opportunity to express their knowledge in a way that is comfortable to them<br />
How will Carlos Goes to School provide multiple means of action and expression?<br />Students will be told where objects are then asked to point/show/tell where the objects are in the classroom.<br />Students will be encouraged to set personal goals to learn the new information.<br />We will provide options for students to express their knowledge.<br />
Providing Multiple Means of Engagement<br />The “why” of learning<br />Students are different in how they are motivated to learn and can be engaged<br />Gives learners the opportunity to become interested in what they are learning<br />
How will Carlos Goes to Schoolprovide multiple means of engagement?<br />We will use appealing and relatable graphics.<br />The audio voice will be exciting and encouraging.<br />We will provide language options (English and Spanish) for students to listen to the book.<br />
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