How does Universal Design for Learning fit with other concepts, methods, and materials know and how can it be applied to improve outcomes for struggling students? What do I need to do and have to work successfully with teachers, so that UDL is intergrated into teacher practice? How will I know if I am successful?
Overview of Universal Design concepts
Goal: Provide participants with an overview of UDL and basic understanding of connections to the three neural networks and the importance of digital materials.
Materials: PowerPoint handoutII. UDL Resources
Goal: Introduce participants to UDL resources and tools for use in professional development activities and connect new information to the essential question.
Thinking Reader UDL Toolkit Model Lessons Case Stories
Materials: UDL Resources handout
Goal: Provide an overview of a successful statewide UDL initiative involving standards, instructional practice, instructional materials & assessment. Reference copyright issues (Chafee) & NIMAS Select identified barriers identified by participants.
Materials: PPT handout, flip chart pages, sample 3...2...1 Barriers
Goal: Participants review their barrier identification in the context of UDL resources and tools and associate these with an action item.
Materials: Distribute Brief Action Items Form
Model Lessons PAL Model Lessons
UDL Training Guide Model Lessons