Universal Design for Learning
Personalized Learning Opinion Ed Tech and Universal Design for Learning: Because One Size Fits None
The UDL guidelines offer a valuable framework for educators who have embraced next-generation learning to improve teaching and learning for all people by designing at the margins.
Equity & Diversity Opinion When It Comes to Universal Design for Learning, Don’t Wait to Be an Expert
When teachers create flexible learning environments, they support all different types of learners, Kyle Redford writes.
School & District Management Opinion Design Thinking as Pedagogy - For Students and Educators
In this podcast, Sandy Speicher, partner and managing director of education at IDEO, chats with me on what design thinking is and why it's so important for teachers and education leaders right now.
Education Opinion How Universal Design for Learning Creates Culturally Accessible Classrooms
Universal design for learning can play an important role in helping teachers create culturally competent classrooms, writes Joni Degner.
Every Student Succeeds Act ESSA Spotlights Strategy to Reach Diverse Learners
An instructional framework called universal design for learning, or UDL, which supports multiple ways to teach lessons, has found a niche in the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Special Education Opinion Don't Wait: Six Simple Ways to Support Your Struggling Learners Tomorrow
"These modifications all embrace the principles of UDL (Universal Design for Learning) which caution against teaching to the imaginary average student. The truth is, our classrooms are full of students who are difficult to categorize because they present quirky profiles."
Teaching Profession Sparking Up Lessons With Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Universal Design for Learning is the perfect go-to teaching tool to guide instructional decisions, Elizabeth Stein says.
School & District Management Study Finds Districts Buying Into Universal Design
But many education leaders still aren't entirely sure what UDL is.
Special Education Standards Open the Door for Best Practices From Special Ed.
As schools rewrite curricula, the timing is right for UDL, RTI, according to experts.
Special Education Universal Design for Learning
The Center for Learning Disabilities sponsored an online chat on universal design for learning with Patti Ralabate, a special education expert for the National Education Association. The chat is packed with links to great resources on this topic, which advocates creating lessons and classroom materials that are flexible enough to accommodate different learning styles.
Education Letter to the Editor When Flexibility Means That ‘Majors’ Start in 1st Grade
The idea of “universal design for learning,” originally focused on special education, seems to recognize that everybody learns differently because everybody is different.