"Kem, look at your lessons. Embedded in your work as a teaching artist is UDL." Stephen calmly coached me. I was freaking out about UDL when I first encountered it two years ago as a VSA Teaching Artist Fellow. Oh no! Not another education theory. Grrrrr.
I was not a traditional student. I was an unidentified student living with a disability. Most teachers found me annoying, incorrigible and stubborn. They did not realize that my disruptive behavior was a mask to the fact that I could…Continue
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I recently asked a high school coach why some teams outperform other teams when the pool of athletes seem so similar. "It's because the coach was able to build and 'sell' a program to which the athletes adhered. The students did the scheduled workouts (versus adding their own or completely ignoring the workout schedule), worked out as a team and worked as a team, supported one another during times of difficulty and celebration, and they built on their…
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I would like to discuss how math manipulatives integrate the UDL framework.
In my view they are good low technology example of UDL implementation, as they offer new ways to make abstract concepts visible. They are fun to work with and offer also ways to express knowledge.
Hello again! The UDL session at the American Evaluation Association conference was well received. In addition to providing UDL background information, and highlighting UDL key features of the UDL Review tool, I also located the UDL-e approach in the transformative evaluation paradigm (Mertens and McLaughlin…Continue
Added by Don Glass on November 8, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
Hi. I am off to the American Evaluation Association (AEA) Conference in Anaheim, CA (aka AEA 2011 @ Disneyland!)
I am doing a presentation with some colleagues on designing evaluations using the transformative frameworks of Universal Design (UD) and Universal…Continue