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Posted on April 15, 2015 at 4:40pm
Shelby Small and I had the opportunity to present to a group of Towson University interns/student teachers about using UDL with ESOL and GT students.
While we were preparing for the presentation, we noticed that there really were no differences with ESOL and GT students, especially when you are using UDL techniques. You cannot make assumptions about either group, but knowing the group and students helps you create lessons that will truly meet the needs of all…Continue
Posted on March 22, 2015 at 1:09pm
This week, our school had visitors from a school district in Houston Texas. The visitors were learning about the implementation of UDL principles and gaining information from experienced teachers. I personally believe that they say many different styles of UDL. Yes, UDL is a concept of principles and guidelines, but each teacher has the ability to make them their own and use them in a way that works for them and their classroom. I believe our school has a very diverse group of teachers that…Continue
Posted on March 1, 2015 at 2:58pm
I thoroughly enjoy using iPads in my classroom. I usually use them for research based purposes. Besides research, I recently gave my GT class a variety of options to label a map of Europe. Their options included - a puzzle map (with varying levels), an atlas, or an iPad.
In their small groups, many of them choose to use the iPad because it's easier to see and they can discuss the locations of countries much more easily than if they all were using an atlas. It began a much more…Continue
Posted on February 22, 2015 at 4:59pm