Universal DesignDesign of products and outcomes in every fieldto be usable by all people, to the best ability.These include: People with disabilities, people ofdifferent ethnicities, people of different shapesand sizes, people with different mind sets,people of different amounts of knowledge andmore.
Apply Universal Design to Anything:Identify the product and the universeAdopt and apply standardsPlan for accommodationsTrain and supportEvaluate progress
Universal Design In EducationShift focus from the “average student” to everystudent, from struggling to gifted.Be flexibleHave different choices, paths, activities, ways ofengagement, and ways to present newinformation.
Curriculums of Universal DesignShould Focus on:GoalsMaterialsMethodsAssessments
BenefitsThis should end in less kids being called“disabled” if the classroom “disabilities” are fixedAll students can now be on the same page, andlearn together and help each other.This will feel very rewarding!
Works Cited"The Center for Universal Design in Education." Universal Design ofInstruction in Elementary and Secondary Education. N.p., n.d. Web.05 Feb. 2013."Google." Google Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Feb. 2013."Implementing UDL." YouTube. YouTube, 17 Mar. 2010. Web. 05 Feb.2013."Universal Design: Process, Principles, and Applications." UniversalDesign: Process, Principles, and Applications. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Feb.2013."UDL Principals and Practice." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 05 Feb.2013.