Implementation

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UDL Guidelines - Version 2.0: Examples and Resources

Checkpoint 5.2: Use multiple tools for construction and composition

II. Provide Multiple Means of Action and Expression

Expression and Communication

Key Considerations

  • How does this help learners meet the goal?
  • How does this account for the variability of all learners?
  • Do learners have many ways to solve the problem?

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Example/Resource Why UDL?
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GrammarCheck.net

A free online grammar and spell checker with explanations, suggested changes and examples.

Age Group: All ages
Content Area: All Areas
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection

Why UDL? Grammar and spelling checks with explanations and examples help students understand how to revise compositions. If demonstrating knowledge of grammar or spelling rules is not the primary goal of the lesson, consider providing this scaffold to your students.

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Cool Online Math and Financial Calculators

An easy to use, free site that includes a number of math and financial calculators for all ages. 

Age Group: All ages
Content Area: Math
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection

Why UDL? A calculator is an example for a tool for composition and problem solving. If computation is not the goal of the lesson, consider providing this scaffold to your students!

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Math Calculators and Tools

Online calculators that can handle a range of mathematic and financial equations. Very easy to use and navigate.

Age Group: All ages
Content Area: Math
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection

Why UDL? Calculators are one way of providing options in the tools available to students for problem solving. 

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Orangoo

A free online spell checker that will spell check your text or website. Fast and accurate results are then emailed to you. This site can spell check in 27 languages. No software required.

Age Group: All ages
Content Area: All areas
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection

Why UDL? Spell checkers are a great example of a tool to support composition. 

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Spellchecker.net

Online Spelling, Grammar, and Thesaurus checker.

Age Group: All ages
Content Area: All areas
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection

Why UDL? Spell checkers are a great example of a tool to support composition. 

Last Updated: 08/10/2012

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