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Hida presentation udl

  1. 1. WINTER Hawaii International Dyslexia Association Workshop Template Universal Design for Learning: An Overview Nov 4, 2013 Kavita Rao, Ph.D Assistant Professor UH College of Education
  2. 2. Three questions for today 1. What is UDL? 2. What are the three principles of UDL? 3. What are some UDL-related resources for parents/teachers?
  3. 3. All the links in this presentation are on www.tinyurl/hidaudl
  4. 4. Question #1 What is Universal Design for Learning (UDL)?
  5. 5. Originated in “universal design” of the physical environment Accessible doors Curb Cuts
  6. 6. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) addresses the learning environment. No more “one size fits all”
  7. 7. UDL has a menu of options that: • • • Increase flexibility within curriculum Reduce barriers to learning Provide options for diverse learners
  8. 8. Question #2 What are the three principles of UDL?
  9. 9. Overview of principles
  10. 10. Three main principles Provide multiple means of: I. Representation II. Action & Expression III. Engagement
  11. 11. Websites with more information Center for Applied Special Technology: National Center for Universal Design:
  12. 12. Question #3 What are some UDLrelated resources we can use?
  13. 13. Everyday technologies • • • • • Laptops Tablets Digital Cameras Smartphones Interactive websites
  14. 14. Interactive websites with UDL supports Find links to these sites at UDL Book Builder • • • • Create a story Organize and retell Built in TextHelp Coaches UDL Editions • Read a story • Comprehension levels • Built in Text Help
  15. 15. More web-based resources • TarHeel Reader • Readability -Unclutter your page • Bubbl.Us- online graphic organizer • Parent‟s Guide to UDL
  16. 16. In conclusion UDL-based instruction: can meet the needs of a range of learners
  17. 17. Contact Information If you have any questions or comments, please feel to contact me Kavita Rao University of Hawai„i at Mānoa College of Education