After Week 1 of the Train the Trainers session with Jennifer Katz I was excited to share this new learning. I was fortunate to begin this journey with a grade 3 teacher in an elementary school where...
In this article, Don Glass, Anne Meyer, and David H. Rose examine the intersection of arts education and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to inform the design of better art, curricula, and UDL checkpoints.
The flipped classroom model generated a lot of excitement initially, but more recently some educators -- even those who were initial advocates -- have express (RT @jjulius: Flipped classroom pioneers abandon the "everybody watch videos at home"...
UDL or Universal Design for Learning is an educational framework that supports flexible learning environments and diversified learning opportunities that can accommodate the learners. In our Selection and Integration of ...
Hillary Brumer's insight:
This is a great post and great intro to UDL. I think I'll have to add this to my list of course resources!
The Center for Teaching Excellence is hosting GRCC's second UDL Discussion today! In preparation, I reviewed “Using Universal Design for Learning in Community & Technical Colleges.” It was created by Cathy Jenner and ...
children sitting at laptops. Explore the project library! Browse, read, and interact with projects created by UDL Studio users. Add content that you define! Tools for Learning Design are easily included throughout.
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an educational framework, based in cognitive neuroscience, that encourages the design of flexible learning environments to accommodate a variety of learning styles and differences.
UDL, Formative Assessment and Common Core Shifts ... This is nice one page summary of the pedagogical shifts in the Common Core, the kind you post in your office next to Bloom's taxonomy: teacher reference tools.
The new EPUB 3 standard could promise a sea change, enabling publishers to integrate accessibility features into their ebook production workflows, creating ebooks that are immediately available to everyone, including customers with print disabilities.
“Ten years ago, it was ‘How can the Library for the Blind produce more books?’ Kerscher says. “Now, the thought is that all of the books published each year have the potential to be accessible right out of the box. That’s just mind-boggling to a person who has had such restricted access to information.”
If accessibility features wer immediately available to everyone out of the box- they would truly be universal, and there would be no limits to how information is delivered to everyone. Empowering? Yes.
A UVM blog from the Center of Teaching and Learning.
"This post focuses on one of the three core principles in UDL: multiple means of representation.
This means moving beyond textual representation by presenting information and conceptual knowledge to students in a variety of formats, e.g., images, video, and audio. Not only does research indicate that this practice can enhance student understanding and retention of course content, it can also be used to engage students and prime discussion. Students responding to an image, song or movie clip can spark reflection and debate."
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CAST is offering a three-credit graduate course on "Universal Design for Learning: A Framework for Addressing Learner Variability in Content Areas" From June 17th to August 26th, this course brings together up to 20 educators in an online community...
DOVP Week: Don Glass on Applying Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to Evaluation. 1 Comment · Posted by jgothberg in Disabilities and Other Vulnerable Populations. Hi! I am Don Glass an independent education and ...
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