“one size fits all” graphic from Google images. The model of delivering education needs to change from one method to multiple methods.
Click hyperlink to see the videoAssistive Technology breaks down barriers that are physical, sensory, or cognitive (Edyburn, 2009, pp 9-11). See web sites: http://www.fctd.info/show/at101, and http://www.setp.net (Edyburn, 2009, p.18)
UDL web sites (Mundorf, 2010): http://www.udlcenter.org, http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent
This lesson was designed by using a template form at: http://lessonbuilder.cast.org.Information about flexibility (Wahl & Duffield, 2005, pp. 2-6)
Discuss how digital text can be manipulated: text size, text to speech. Also, it can be marked and networked (Rose & Meyer, 2002, pp. 64 -65 ).
Tapscott calls them the net generation (Tapscott, 2009, p. 2 ), Prenskycalls them “digital natives” (Prensky, 2001, p. ). Both agree that their brains are structured differently as a result of early and constant exposure to technological stimuli: video games, email, cell phones, etc. They are used to instant gratification and random access.
Some great web resources (Mundorf, 2010):Audio and Video – You Tube, School Tube, Teacher Tube, Common Craft (see resources page)Blogging and Social Networking -
I will offer to work on a theme every month,ie. Blogs and do mini workshops one afternoon each week after school. The words, “Try One” are linked to my blog site: http://lenoxnet.bolgspot.com.The words, “Use Resources” are linked to my bookmarks sharing page: http://www.ikeepbookmarks.com/browse.asp?folder=1645817
Universal design for learning g kintzing
Universal Design for Learning:<br />And Teaching in the Digital Age<br />by Ms. Georgia Kintzing<br />
The Origin of Universal Design for Learning (UDL)<br />Old<br />New<br /><ul><li>Diversity of students
Learning</li></li></ul><li>Founded in 1984 as the Center for Applied Special Technology<br />Assistive Technology - video enlargers, alternative keyboards, text to speech<br />UDL guidelines - video called “UDL at a Glance”<br />CAST<br />
Recap: Elements of UDL<br />Representation – What? the presentation of a concept<br />Expression – How? Interaction of students with the concept<br />Engagement - Why? Motivation affected by interest, effort and personal involvement in choices<br />
Web capable electronic organizer<br />A variety of tools (concrete, digital)<br />Multiple media: visual, auditory, text, non linguistic<br />Offer choices – student ownership<br />Multiple assessment options<br />Lesson about reading comprehension sequencing.<br />Think Flexibility<br />
Access<br />Digital technology<br />Multimedia<br />Differentiated instruction <br />Collaboration between teachers & students <br /> Barriers<br />Sage on the stage, broadcast teaching<br />One size fits all approach<br />Individual weaknesses<br />Flexibility<br />
What Makes our Learners Different?<br />The Net Generation: In Growing Up Digital, Don Tapscott revealed that young people:<br />Think differently<br />Play differently<br />Learn differently<br />“DIGITAL NATIVES" First generation in history to know more about technologies than their parents<br />
Audio and Video<br />Blogging/Social Networking<br />Free Software and Resources<br />Google<br />Microsoft<br />Apple<br />Edutopia<br />Many practical applications<br />Start Speaking their Language<br />