ERIC Number: ED535760
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Aug
Universal Design for Learning in the Classroom: Practical Applications. What Works for Special-Needs Learners Series
Hall, Tracey E., Ed.; Meyer, Anne, Ed.; Rose, David H., Ed.
Clearly written and well organized, this book shows how to apply the principles of universal design for learning (UDL) across all subject areas and grade levels. The editors and contributors describe practical ways to develop classroom goals, assessments, materials, and methods that use UDL to meet the needs of all learners. Specific teaching ideas are presented for reading, writing, science, mathematics, history, and the arts, including detailed examples and troubleshooting tips. Particular attention is given to how UDL can inform effective, innovative uses of technology in the inclusive classroom. Contents include: (1) An Introduction to Universal Design for Learning: Questions and Answers (Tracey E. Hall, Anne Meyer, and David H. Rose); (2) Tools for Practice: The Universal Design for Learning Guidelines (Scott Lapinski, Jenna W. Gravel, and David H. Rose); (3) Reading Strategy Instruction, Universal Design for Learning, and Digital Texts: Examples of an Integrated Approach (David Gordon, C. Patrick Proctor, and Bridget Dalton); (4) Transforming Writing Instruction with Universal Design for Learning (Ge Vue and Tracey E. Hall); (5) Universal Design for Learning in the Science Classroom (Jeremy Forest Price, Mindy Johnson, and Michael Barnett); (6) Universal Design for Learning in the Mathematics Classroom (Elizabeth Murray and Jacob Brookover); (7) Doing History the Universal Design for Learning Way (Kristin H. Robinson and Anne Meyer); (8) Universal Design for Learning and the Arts Option (Don Glass, Kati Blair, and Patti Ganley); (9) Universal Design for Learning "Unplugged": Applications in Low-Tech Settings (David H. Rose, Jenna W. Gravel, and Yvonne Domings); and (10) Preparing Teachers to Implement Universal Design for Learning (Emiliano Ayala, Heather J. Brace, and Skip Stahl).
Descriptors: Disabilities, Access to Education, Teaching Methods, Learning Theories, Reading Strategies, Educational Change, Special Needs Students, Inclusion, Educational Objectives, Goal Orientation, Instructional Materials, History Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Reading Instruction, Writing Instruction, Art Education, Technology Uses in Education, Electronic Publishing, Teacher Education
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Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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