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  • “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

    1. 1. Universal Design for Learning:<br />And Teaching in the Digital Age<br />by Ms. Georgia Kintzing<br />
    2. 2. The Origin of Universal Design for Learning (UDL)<br />Old<br />New<br /><ul><li>Diversity of students
    3. 3. Need for high standards
    4. 4. Students with disabilities
    5. 5. Physical
    6. 6. Emotional
    7. 7. 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 />
    8. 8. 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 />
    9. 9. 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 />
    10. 10. 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 />
    11. 11. 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 />
    12. 12. 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 />
    13. 13. Where do I Begin?<br />