This is session two of three for the workshop series titled “Transforming Learning Through Universal Design for Learning (UDL).”
NOTE: While we recommend that you attend all sessions of the workshop series to meet the learning objectives, each workshop can be attended as a standalone. Full members will also have access to view the recordings on-demand and earn up to three continuing education credits.
How do you plan a lesson using UDL? The following session will provide participants with several different tools for proactively planning lessons to meet the needs of all learners. Join Matt Bergman as he shares the importance of developing clear goals and providing flexible means, including examples of lesson makeovers designed to infuse flexibility in the product or process. Participants will also investigate strategies for developing flexible and construct-relevant assessments. Special emphasis will be placed on the UDL principle “Multiple Means of Action and Expression.” Participants will also have an opportunity to redesign a content-specific lesson, assignment, or assessment that they can immediately use with their students.
Learning Objective: (Same as Series Objective)
- Identify high probability learning barriers and determine why UDL is needed to meet the needs of every student.
- Dig deeper into The UDL Guidelines to develop a toolbox of ready-to-implement low-tech and high-tech resources and strategies that provide students with clear goals and flexible means.
- Discuss strategies for applying the UDL principle “Means of Action and Expression” to offer learners diverse ways to express their understanding and skill development resulting from their content experiences.
- Explore ideas for developing flexible and construct-relevant assessments to motivate students and engage them in the learning process by providing voice and choice in their learning.
- Redesign a content-specific lesson, assignment, or assessment that provides flexibility in the product or process.
Special Technology Instructions:
Participants will need access to an internet device and a non-school, personal Google account. SimpleK12’s Google Classroom will be utilized for the interactive and hands-on components of this workshop.
Assessment: Participants will complete an exit ticket to demonstrate their understanding of the workshop objectives and reflect on their learning