Tag Archives: Universal Design for Learning

Sharing the message about UDL

I always enjoy the opportunity to share information about universal design for learning (UDL) with others — especially those who’ve never heard of the term. I’m also equally amazed when those who do not know about UDL are educators. Such … Continue reading

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What does UDL look like?

This is one of my favorite video clips from the CAST UDL collection that helps others understand what universal design for learning (UDL) looks like. It’s not 7 principles around universal design. It’s not 9 principles of universal design applied … Continue reading

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Touch displays, tablets and the future of e-books

Recently I had another wonderful opportunity to listen to a discussion about the future of the e-textbook. This was especially interesting to me as the audience was a group of faculty and many who had not explored this discussion. The … Continue reading

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What the national reports and discussions are saying about what a successful teacher looks like

A host of reflective comments from this national report from Project Tomorrow. Sounds like a natural connection to an educational framework like universal design for learning. A framework that encourages teachers to look for multiple ways to reach and teach … Continue reading

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Got a UDL story to share?

I hope so and I hope it is one that showcases the many successes in using/applying UDL. We need more of these! Consider sharing your story at: http://www.udlcenter.org/community/designingudl/details

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Teaching through a UDL lens…

Here’s a great discussion of a faculty member who’s considered the UDL principles in her college class and made them work!

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The growing reach of technologies that help individualize student learning

I’m excited about the growth of technology. Increasingly we’re seeing more tools that are freely available in our “open” range of tools. More tools are embracing strategies that can help all learners as they interact with information. These are times … Continue reading

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The value of developing a personal learning network

We all need these — personal learning networks — digital spaces and containers that chronicle our learning. I like these for allowing students to share their varied ways of learning and as a digital repository of my own work. Listen … Continue reading

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We should strive to make our blogs accessible for all

This is an interesting post and review that addresses some important issues around blogs and the importance of accessibility! http://buyaccessible.net/blog/?p=57#more-57

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A national community on UDL

If you’re passionate about universal design for learning, consider joining a national community of practice at http://www.sharedwork.org.

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