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"When Universal Design Promotes Inclusion of All Students" from Educating All Learners Alliance

Universal design is a pedagogical approach that seeks to create learning experiences for all students, regardless of ability level or background. It aims to provide equal access to curriculum and resources to ensure that all students can succeed.

"BEC Launches New Universal Design for Learning (UDL)" from Basic Education Coalition

The Basic Education Coalition (BEC) has launched a new video on Universal Design for Learning (UDL). UDL is an education framework that acknowledges that not all students learn the same way and aims to reach all students simultaneously. The video was created to provide a quick and simple overview of UDL in hopes that it will increase awareness and implementation of this inclusive education approach.

"Universal Design for Learning: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners" from Education Development Center

The article discusses Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a framework aimed at making education accessible for all students. UDL is based on neuroscience and focuses on incorporating multiple means of engagement, representation, and action and expression in order to meet the diverse needs of learners. Examples of UDL include designing accessible buildings, adjustable car seats, and GPS systems. Teachers implementing UDL create student-centered environments that promote motivation, goal-directed learning, and resourcefulness. Some misconceptions about UDL are addressed, and resources for learning more about UDL are provided.