Universal Design For Learning In The Classroom

Author: Tracey E. Hall
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1462506313
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"Clearly written and well organized, this book shows how to apply the principles of universal design for learning (UDL) across all subject areas and grade levels. The editors and contributors describe practical ways to develop classroom goals, assessments, materials, and methods that use UDL to meet the needs of all learners. Specific teaching ideas are presented for reading, writing, science, mathematics, history, and the arts, including detailed examples and troubleshooting tips. Particular attention is given to how UDL can inform effective, innovative uses of technology in the inclusive classroom. Subject Areas/Keywords: assessments, classrooms, content areas, curriculum design, digital media, educational technology, elementary, inclusion, instruction, learning disabilities, literacy, schools, secondary, special education, supports, teaching methods, UDL, universal design Audience: General and special educators in grades K-8, literacy specialists, school psychologists, administrators, teacher educators, and graduate students"--

Universal Design For Learning In Action

Author: Whitney H. Rapp
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781598573909
Size: 48.45 MB
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100 UDL strategies that strengthen student engagement, learning, and assessment.

A Practical Reader In Universal Design For Learning

Author: David Howard Rose
Publisher: Harvard Educational Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781891792304
Size: 23.41 MB
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Universal Design for Learning (UDL) stands at the forefront of contemporary efforts to create universal access to educational curricula for all students, including those with disabilities. The ?universal? in UDL does not mean there is a single optimal solution for everyone. Instead, it underscores the need for flexible approaches to teaching and learning that meet the needs of different kinds of learners.In this UDL Reader, Anne Meyer and David H. Rose, cofounders ofCAST, the educational nonprofit that developed the UDL framework, bring together a collection of articles on the practical, classroom dimensions of the UDL revolution in education. The authors offer insights on learner differences, the capacities of new media in the classroom, and effective teaching and assessment practices. The volume also includes lessons from teacher professional development workshops, classroom-based research, and UDL practitioners themselves.A highly readable volume aimed particularly at school teachers and administrators, this book is also an uncommonly accessible introduction to UDL for all readers committed to creating improved and universal access to educational materials for all students.

Universal Design For Learning

Author: David Gordon
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780989867405
Size: 45.10 MB
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In the 1990s, Anne Meyer, David Rose, and their colleagues at CAST introduced universal design for learning (UDL), a framework to improve teaching and learning. Universal Design for Learning: Theory & Practice includes: * New insights from research on learner differences and how human variability plays out in learning environments * Research-based discussions of what it means to become expert at learning * First-hand accounts and exemplars of how to implement UDL at all levels and across subjects using the UDL Guidelines * "Dig Deeper" segments that enrich the main content * Dozens of original illustrations and access to videos and other online features at http://udltheorypractice.cast.org * Opportunities to participate in a UDL community

Teaching Every Student In The Digital Age

Author: David Howard Rose
Publisher: Assn for Supervision & Curriculum
ISBN:
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Draws from brain research and advances in digital technology to explore the concept of universal design for learning and how it can help meet educational standards while addressing the unique needs of each student.

Universal Design In Higher Education

Author: Sheryl E. Burgstahler
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781612508177
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This second edition of the classic "Universal Design in Higher Education" is a comprehensive, up-to-the-minute guide for creating fully accessible college and university programs. The second edition has been thoroughly revised and expanded, and it addresses major recent changes in universities and colleges, the law, and technology. As larger numbers of people with disabilities attend postsecondary educational institutions, there have been increased efforts to make the full array of classes, services, and programs accessible to all students. This revised edition provides both a full survey of those measures and practical guidance for schools as they work to turn the goal of universal accessibility into a reality. This book makes a compelling case for adopting universal design in "all" postsecondary offerings in order to support a diverse educational community and an inclusive approach to academic excellence. There is something here for everyone. From the foreword by Michael K. Young, president, Texas A&M University Fresh, comprehensive, and engaging, "Universal Design in Higher Education" is expertly written, thoughtfully crafted, and a 'must-add' to your resource collection. Stephan J. Smith, executive director, Association on Higher Education And Disability Sheryl Burgstahler has assembled a great set of chapters and authors on universal design in higher education. It's a must-have book for all universities, as it covers universal design of instruction, physical spaces, student services, technology, and provides examples of best practices. Jonathan Lazar, professor of computer and information sciences, Towson University, and coauthor of "Ensuring Digital Accessibility through Process and Policy" Sheryl E. Burgstahler is an affiliate professor in the College of Education at the University of Washington in Seattle, and founder and director of the university s Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT) and Access Technology Centers. Michael K. Young is the president of Texas A&M University and a professor of public policy at the Bush School of Government and Public Service."

Teaching To Diversity

Author: Jennifer Katz
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
ISBN: 1553793536
Size: 63.67 MB
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In her book Teaching to Diversity, Dr. Jennifer Katz synthesizes the research, and 16 years experience of teaching in inclusive classrooms and schools, to provide answers to several questions: How do I make inclusion work for ALL students? What are the foundational best practices of a truly inclusive learning community? How does one create such a community? The author pulls together, in an organized way, a three-block model of universal design for learning (UDL) and suggests a step-by-step approach for implementing it. This framework includes: Block One, Social and Emotional Learning: details ways to build compassionate learning communities (K-12) in which all students feel safe and valued, and develop a positive self-concept, sense of belonging, and respect for diverse others. Block Two, Inclusive Instructional Practice: includes a framework for planning units from K-12, and explains instructional and management practices for teaching, assessing, grading, and reporting in UDL Classrooms. Block Three, Systems and Structures: suggests strategies for creating inclusive learning communities, and explores ways in which resource teachers, student services personnel, and school administrators can support and create socially and academically inclusive schools and classrooms. The three-block model of UDL can empower educators with the knowledge, skills, and confidence required to teach diverse learners in the same classroom--including those who have previously been excluded. Ultimately, it is about creating classrooms and schools that heal by teaching to the heart, mind, and spirit of every student.

Universal Design For Learning

Author: Council for Exceptional Children
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131701601
Size: 24.74 MB
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"Universal Design for Learning: A Guide for Teachers and Education Professionals" Universal Design for Learning (UDL) offers education professionals a conceptual framework to create flexible, equitable, and accessible instructional techniques that accommodate individual learning differences in a classroom setting. This practical guide shows teachers "how to" understand, plan, and implement Universal Design for Learning in the classroom as well as in other academic environments. Offering various instructional resources, this brief book explains the general principles of UDL and shows educators how to effectively instruct students utilizing this research-based concept across content areas. Incorporating technology throughout the guide, this book encourages teachers to integrate assistive technology in order to provide all students greater access to learning. Utilizing a case-based scenario of Briarwood School District, teachers are encouraged to problem solve and reflect upon their own experiences in the classroom. Discussion questions and "Try This!" applications reinforce the information discussed in the supplementary book. Merrill Education and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) are pleased to announce a new partnership in the evolving field of special education. This collaborative effort fosters the best in teaching, educational publishing, professional development, and alternative certification. Merrill and CEC will be working together as one entity to help educate the teachers of today and tomorrow while influencing positive change for the success of all those involved in the field of special education. This new venture includes: Professional development courses Co-publishing initiatives bringing new and dynamic content to the field The "CEC/Merrill Education Resource for Special Education "(www.prenhall.com/specialeducation) including the CEC/Merrill Education Casebook Builder library The Merrill/CEC Partnership benefits students, teachers, support professionals, paraprofessionals, and families. To learn more about how you can benefit from this unique venture, please visit www.prenhall.com/specialeducation or http: //www.cec.sped.org/pd/webcourses/merrill.html. Look for this and other collaborative publications between CEC, Merrill Education and Pearson Custom Publishing soon!

Udl Now

Author: Katie Novak
Publisher: Cast Professional Publishing
ISBN: 9781930583665
Size: 67.42 MB
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In this revised and expanded edition of UDL Now! Katie Novak provides practical insights and savvy strategies for helping all learners meet high standards using the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). UDL is a framework for inclusive education that aims to lower barriers to learning and optimize each individual's opportunity to learn. Novak shows how to use the UDL Guidelines to plan lessons, choose materials, assess learning, and improve instructional practice. Novak discusses key concepts such as scaffolding, vocabulary-building, and using student feedback to inform instruction. She also provides tips on recruiting students as partners in the teaching process, engaging their interest in how they learn. UDL Now! is a fun and effective Monday-morning playbook for great teaching.

The Sage Handbook Of Special Education

Author: Lani Florian
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446296997
Size: 68.48 MB
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The second edition of The SAGE Handbook of Special Education provides a comprehensive overview of special education, offering a wide range of views on key issues from all over the world. The contributors bring together up-to-date theory, research and innovations in practice, with an emphasis on future directions for the role of special education in a global context of inclusion. This brand new edition features: " New chapters on families, interagency collaboration and issues of lifelong learning " The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities " Policy reform proposals " Equity and social justice in education " The impact of new thinking on assessment " Issues and developments in classification " The preparation and qualifications that teachers need The Handbook's breadth, clarity and academic rigour will make it essential reading for researchers and postgraduate students, and also for practitioners, teachers, school managers and administrators.