Tag Archives: universal design for learning

10 UDL-inspired tips for teachers prompted by squirrels

Two squirrels inspire 10 UDL tips for teachers. 10 UDL-inspired tips for teachers Create tasks/opportunities that enable everyone to demonstrate their understanding and ability through multiple pathways. Offer a range of options for expression: including  text, images, voice, video, animation, performance or a combination. Ensure that the “means” of showing understanding is not a barrier…

UDL Harvard/Canada 2012 reflections – implications for the teaching and learning in NZ

So here is the last of my posts from this UDL adventure to the US and Canada. There are so many stories to tell, but here are some thoughts from my final evening. Huge thanks to all those who have so generously given of their time, their expertise and their vision. I look forward to…

Inclusive education – reflections on the most successful options for all learners

Here’s a video on a few of my reflections on inclusion prompted by today’s discussions on options for learners with autism. You can also view the “Inclusive education” video with its’ interactive transcript on YouTube. Transcript So just come out of the 4th day of class here. And again, great big days. I think that there…

Beyond random acts of improvement – UDL at Harvard day 2.

So here is my second video post from Boston. Transcript: So at the end of 2nd day here at the Universal Design for Learning “Reaching all learners” course. And yes, two huge huge days. The first one really about getting everyone on the same page and just kind of introductory stuff. But definitely a huge big…

Day one at Harvard Summer UDL Institute

So here is my first video post from Boston. Transcript: Hi. So actually here in Boston now, and it is the most incredibly gorgeous sunny day. My first wander around the campus at Harvard. I’ve got a bit of a down day, after about 25 hours of traveling yesterday. So I’m here for just a short…