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The pedagogical framework to designing learning environments to teach and to support ALL learners!
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UDL Accommodations: ELL Student

UDL Accommodations: ELL Student | UDL - Universal Design for Learning | Scoop.it

Michelle Meyer presents some excellent UDL strategies that can support the ELL Student. She describes a learner who has limited English proficiency and offers options to support that learner using the 3 UDL Principles with reference to specific UDL Guidelines and Checkpoints.

 

According to The Knowledge Loom, English language learners refer to students who have a first (home, primary or native) language other than English and are in the process of learning English. The article  states there are at least three factors that can affect the amount of time it takes for a student to attain cognitive and academic sufficiency in English:

> Age

> Immersion in English

> Similarity to English

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Four Texthelp Web Apps - Removing Barriers to Learning for Dyslexics & ELL Students

Four Texthelp Web Apps - Removing Barriers to Learning for Dyslexics & ELL Students | UDL - Universal Design for Learning | Scoop.it

> Read&Write Web – With the Read&Write Web toolbar you can access and interact with web content using Text-to-Speech with dual color highlighting. This app includes a Dictionary and Picture Dictionary to look up unfamiliar words, Translator to translate selected words into multiple languages, Study Skills to highlight and extract important pieces of information, and Fact Finder to research on the web.

> eBook Reader –  Allows a user to log into Bookshare, search for, open or save a Bookshare eBook, and read the book aloud with dual color highlighting. You can also personalize speech and reading options.

> Speech – Designed for smaller mobile devices and smartphones, Speech allows users to read aloud any typed or pasted text with color highlighting.

> Dictionary – Another App meant for smaller mobile devices, Dictionary allows users to look up  get both definitions and images and read aloud text definitions.

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