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  1. 1. Universal DesignUniversal Design forfor LearningLearning  Created by Jay RainesCreated by Jay Raines
  2. 2. UDL – What is it ??????UDL – What is it ??????  The National CenterThe National Center on Universal Designon Universal Design for Learningfor Learning classifies it as a setclassifies it as a set of principals toof principals to provide all studentsprovide all students with equalwith equal opportunities toopportunities to learn.learn. http://www.advocacyinstitute.org/UDL/http://www.advocacyinstitute.org/UDL/
  3. 3. The Inspiration of UDLThe Inspiration of UDL This Concept was originated from architects makingThis Concept was originated from architects making building plans to meet the needs of anyone (Laureatebuilding plans to meet the needs of anyone (Laureate Education, Inc., 2009). At one time buildings had limitedEducation, Inc., 2009). At one time buildings had limited access, but new improved plans included several waysaccess, but new improved plans included several ways to enter.to enter.
  4. 4. The same idea was transformed to educationThe same idea was transformed to education where UDL incorporates activities for morewhere UDL incorporates activities for more students to engage in learning (Laureatestudents to engage in learning (Laureate Education, Inc., 2009).Education, Inc., 2009).
  5. 5. Provide for DifferencesProvide for Differences  Schools are more diverse every year. UDL with the help ofSchools are more diverse every year. UDL with the help of technology creates ways for students to be successful in theirtechnology creates ways for students to be successful in their learning. Students are provided with flexible instructionallearning. Students are provided with flexible instructional materials, techniques, and strategies that best meet these needsmaterials, techniques, and strategies that best meet these needs (Cast, 2009).(Cast, 2009). THERE IS MORE THAN ONE WAY !!THERE IS MORE THAN ONE WAY !!
  6. 6. UDL Helps all LearnersUDL Helps all Learners  This concept leads to bothThis concept leads to both external and internal ways toexternal and internal ways to solve problems. Your Brainsolve problems. Your Brain operates in Networks.operates in Networks.  Recognition: How we gatherRecognition: How we gather facts.facts.  Strategic: How we organizeStrategic: How we organize and express ideas.and express ideas.  Affective: How learnersAffective: How learners engage and stay motivated.engage and stay motivated. (Laureate Education Inc., 2009)(Laureate Education Inc., 2009)
  7. 7. 3 Principals of UDL3 Principals of UDL  Created to guide teachers into workableCreated to guide teachers into workable lessons for students.lessons for students. 1.1. Provide multiple means of representationProvide multiple means of representation 2.2. Provide multiple means of action andProvide multiple means of action and expressionexpression 3.3. Provide multiple means of engagementProvide multiple means of engagement (Rose & Meyer, 2002)(Rose & Meyer, 2002)
  8. 8. Representation –Representation – FlexibilityFlexibility Students have options to learnStudents have options to learn  Visuals - BiggerVisuals - Bigger  Audio - LouderAudio - Louder
  9. 9. Action & ExpressionAction & Expression Making plans to formulate LearningMaking plans to formulate Learning ProductsProducts
  10. 10. EngagementEngagement There is no regular student. You need to developThere is no regular student. You need to develop different ways to reach different levels of learners.different ways to reach different levels of learners. Teachers may need to develop routines for some, whileTeachers may need to develop routines for some, while others need variety and new challenges (Laureateothers need variety and new challenges (Laureate Education Inc., 2009).Education Inc., 2009).
  11. 11. In the Classroom withIn the Classroom with UDLUDL  It offers a wide array of activities for specialIt offers a wide array of activities for special needs studentsneeds students  It develops routines for students with autismIt develops routines for students with autism  It creates new activities and various choices forIt creates new activities and various choices for students with ADHD.students with ADHD.  It offers challenges and problem solvingIt offers challenges and problem solving activities to high level students.activities to high level students.  It provides more student engagement, whichIt provides more student engagement, which decreases behavioral isuesdecreases behavioral isues (Laureate Education Inc., 2009)(Laureate Education Inc., 2009)
  12. 12. Technology with UDLTechnology with UDL  It creates support for individualizedIt creates support for individualized instruction to all learnersinstruction to all learners  It offers flexibility in digital media andIt offers flexibility in digital media and other resources on the World Wide Webother resources on the World Wide Web  It supports and offers teacher support toIt supports and offers teacher support to student learningstudent learning  It is research based showing correlationIt is research based showing correlation to student success.to student success.
  13. 13. What can teachers do?What can teachers do?  UDL offers many informative sites forUDL offers many informative sites for additional supportadditional support  If you go to UDL Classroom ProfileIf you go to UDL Classroom Profile Maker you can use this tool to betterMaker you can use this tool to better understand learning styles.understand learning styles.  It will provide you with a plan andIt will provide you with a plan and strategies for your classroom.strategies for your classroom. http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/
  14. 14. CAST ResourcesCAST Resources 1. UDL Lesson Builder:1. UDL Lesson Builder: http://lessonbuilder.cast.org/http://lessonbuilder.cast.org/ This resource gives educators an opportunity to become more familiar with UDL andThis resource gives educators an opportunity to become more familiar with UDL and how to implement lesson plans in the classroom. Teachers can use lesson planshow to implement lesson plans in the classroom. Teachers can use lesson plans already complete by other teaching professionals, and they can create their ownalready complete by other teaching professionals, and they can create their own when comfortable with UDL.when comfortable with UDL. 2. Cast Strategy Tutor:2. Cast Strategy Tutor: http://cst.cast.org/cst/auth-loginhttp://cst.cast.org/cst/auth-login This resource allows teachers and student a chance to research topics online for futureThis resource allows teachers and student a chance to research topics online for future projects. It allows students to save their work an finings in place where they canprojects. It allows students to save their work an finings in place where they can pull it up on any computer. Thumb drives, paper notes, and personal files are notpull it up on any computer. Thumb drives, paper notes, and personal files are not needed. You can work anywhere a laptop or computer access is provided.needed. You can work anywhere a laptop or computer access is provided. 3. UDL Class Profile Maker:3. UDL Class Profile Maker: http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/tools/classprofile.cfmhttp://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/tools/classprofile.cfm This resource will give teachers a template to place students with their strengths andThis resource will give teachers a template to place students with their strengths and weaknesses in education. After students complete surveys, you can match themweaknesses in education. After students complete surveys, you can match them up in groups and start to access technology to meet their needs in the classroom.up in groups and start to access technology to meet their needs in the classroom. The template i a good organizational tool to help save teacher time.The template i a good organizational tool to help save teacher time.
  15. 15. ReferencesReferences  CAST, Teaching Every Student. (2010).CAST, Teaching Every Student. (2010). Tool and activitiesTool and activities. Retrieved November,. Retrieved November, 26, 2010 from26, 2010 from http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/tools/http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/tools/  Center for Applied Special Technology. (2009).Center for Applied Special Technology. (2009). UDL guidelines, version 1.0UDL guidelines, version 1.0.. Retrieved November 24, 2010 fromRetrieved November 24, 2010 from http://udlcenter.org/aboutudl/udlguidelines/http://udlcenter.org/aboutudl/udlguidelines/  Laureate Education, Inc. (Producer). (Executive 2009)Laureate Education, Inc. (Producer). (Executive 2009) Brain research andBrain research and universal design for learninguniversal design for learning. Reading and engaging all learners through. Reading and engaging all learners through technology. Baltimore: Author.technology. Baltimore: Author.  Rose, D., & Meyer, A. (2002).Rose, D., & Meyer, A. (2002). Teaching every student in the digital age: UniversalTeaching every student in the digital age: Universal design for learningdesign for learning. Retrieved from. Retrieved from http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/ideas/tes/http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/ideas/tes/

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