When It Comes to Universal Design for Learning, Don’t Wait to Be an Expert

This article provides a great overview of how to apply Universal Design for Learning principals in the classroom. The author describes his journey to  introduce UDL in his 5th grade classroom. He describes how adapting the delivery of  content, introducing assistive technology, or granting assessment accommodations for an individual student usually proved helpful to many students. The author also provides examples of reading and writing supports that have benefited many students in his classroom as well as ways he modifies assessments.

While this article looks at a 5th grade classroom the simple explanation and ideas for jumpstarting change in the classroom, make it a great read for any teacher.

Source Organization: EdWeek

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