UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING II. “Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion, and to reconstruct the learning that would enable them autonomously to seek that completion.” Allan Bloom. Universal Design For Learning. BASICS.
“Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion, and to reconstruct the learning that would enable them autonomously to seek that completion.”
UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING
Personal instruction which provides different
roads to the same destination
This balance is one of the tenets of DI.
How smart are you?
How are you smart?
People have a unique blend of intelligences. As educators,
We must “take advantage of the uniqueness conferred
on us as a species exhibiting several intelligences'”
- Howard Gardner
Abstractness or Concreteness
IF? HOW? WHY? WHAT?
Smith, M. K. (2001) 'David A. Kolb on experiential learning', the encyclopedia of informal education, http://www.infed.org/b-explrn.htm.
AC & AE
CE & RO
strong in imaginative ability
good at generating ideas and seeing things from different perspectives
interested in people
broad cultural interests
being sensitive to feeling
being personally involved in the learning experience
AC & RO
Strong ability to create theoretical models
Excels in inductive reasoning
Concerned with abstract concepts rather than people
Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.”