Introduction to UDL – Understanding by Design. 2nd Webinar – September 15, 2011. Brenda Smoak. VSA National Teaching Artist Fellow. U D L. UDL means Universal Design for Learning. Universal – applications that work across the board.
Introduction to UDL – Understanding by Design
2nd Webinar – September 15, 2011
VSA National Teaching Artist Fellow
Open the Door !!!
Simply put, in the old days, classrooms had one door. Now they have 2.
UDL has 9 doors – providing a much more streamlined and inclusive way to teach.
Let’s watch a short video from CAST on UDL on WHAT, HOW and WHY we learn.
A framework to assess
your planning for ALL
Easy way to develop
Your students & clients
will love you it!
Is the “WHAT”
Present information and content in different ways
depending on the needs of your audience
is the “HOW”
Give options for expression
Is the “WHY” we learn
Stimulate interest and motivation for learning
UDL Helps You:1. Examine and assess your lessons2. Provides a framework to fill in the gaps3. Improve your already awesome teaching abilities