To represent information in multiple formats and media. To provide multiple pathways for students� action and expression. To provide multiple ways to engage students� interest and motivation.
To support recognition learning, provide multiple, flexible methods of presentation To support strategic learning, provide multiple, flexible methods of expression and apprenticeship. To support affective learning, provide multiple, flexible options for engagement.
Recognize essential cues and patterns. Master skillful strategies for action. Engage with learning.
Students with Learning Disabilities Students with Language Barriers Students with Physical Disabilities
The framework of UDL consists of instructional approaches that provide students with choices and alternatives in the materials, content, tools, contexts, and supports they use. But in addition to challenging teachers to be more flexible, UDL provides guidelines for creating flexibility that is both systematic and effective. These guidelines are derived from research on the learning brain and knowledge of the qualities of digital media. How do we use these fields of knowledge to develop systematic methods for increasing classroom flexibility? (Rose & Meyer, 2002)
Video Enlargers Single Ability Switches Alternative Keyboards Online Texts Web Pages Podcasts Digital Story telling Etc…….
Curriculum Barriers Finder Shows us how to find different Barriers within our teaching curriculum. http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/tools/c urriculumbarriers.cfm
UDL Solutions Finder The key to helping all students achieve is identifying and removing barriers from our teaching methods and curriculum materials. One effective way to do this is to expand your teaching toolbox with digital media and software (CAST). http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/tools/ udlsolutionsfinder.cfm
UDL Goal Setter: Growing diversity in todays classrooms increases the need for teachers to individualize instruction. At the same time, heightened concern about student achievement mandates that teachers meet specific local, state, and national standards (CAST). http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/tools/ udlgoalsetter.cfm
Set clear Goals Individualize Instruction Assess Progress
Universal Design for Learning provides a framework for individualizing learning in a standards-based environment through flexible pedagogy and tools. It challenges teachers to incorporate flexibility into instructional methods and materials as a way to accommodate every student in the classroom. (Rose & Meyer, 2002)
CAST, Inc. (2002–2011). Teaching every student: Tools and activities. Retrieved from http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/tools / Rose, D., & Meyer, A. (2002). Teaching every student in the digital age: Universal design for learning. Retrieved from http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/ideas /tes/