The design of instructional materials and methods that makes leering goals achievable by individuals with wide differences in their abilities
Every student is an individual Every student learns differently Every student has different backgrounds/needs What does the UDL do? It helps teachers reach every student in the classroom, and keeps them excited about the material.
Be prepared and organized Be flexible Include support for every student
Set clear learning goals Use the teaching strategy that best suits you and your classroom Use all resources (not just the textbook) Make sure the students know your expectations
All aspects of your classroom must be flexible Curriculum Teaching methods Classroom environment Assessment and evaluation
Must understand the diversity of your room Instruction and materials must accommodate every student Must maintain high expectations Students must be responsible for their own learning
Technology lets us teachers hit all learning styles and modify assignments/assessments to hit all learning styles.
Used to Process patterns What are we learning? Patters of sounds, taste, smell, and touch
Process actions and plans Planning to finish a project Know how to respond to a question Taking notes Listening to a lecture
Process emotions evaluate patterns Patterns such as vocabulary Faces Objects
A website to help teachers apply UDL principles in their teaching to reach and engage all students. The goal of UDL is to enable all individuals to gain knowledge, skills and enthusiasm for learning. Learn about UDL, Check Your Curriculum, or Explore Resources for ideas on how to build options and flexibility into each element of your curriculum.
1. http://www.educationworld.com/standards/ state/index.shtml state standard2. http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/twhp/ Social Studies guide to historical places3. http://www.pbs.org/teachers/socialstudies/ a great resource for all Social Studies teachers
http://www.educationworld.com/standards/sta te/index.shtmlAbove is a resource to check out other state standards from across America. A teach can use this in my different ways such as checking current student move in from another state to check previous knowledge.
http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/twhp/The website above is great for any American history teacher. It allows the person to look up historical places across the nation and research them. They also have lessons plans for the teachers already made.
http://www.pbs.org/teachers/socialstudies/The above website is a great resource for any Social Studies teacher. It allows the teacher or student to virtual look up any time period or place in the world.
www2.bakersfieldcollege.edu/Laureate Education, Inc. (Executive Producer). (2010). Universal Design for Learning. Baltimore, MD: Author.http://udlselfcheck.cast.org/resources.php#stan dards