Implementation

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UDL Guidelines - Version 2.0: Examples and Resources

Checkpoint 6.1: Guide appropriate goal-setting

II. Provide Multiple Means of Action and Expression

Executive Function

Key Considerations

  • How does this help learners meet the goal?
  • How does this account for the variability of all learners?
  • Are learners' goals appropriately challenging?

 

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Example/Resource Why UDL?
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Goal Setting Worksheets

Find templates for goal-setting worksheets to use with your students to support their organizational skills.

Age Group: Elementary, Middle
Content Area: All Areas
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection to access; can also choose to download and print out

Why UDL? These organizational worksheets are great examples of strategies that guide students' goal-setting.

See also:
9.1: Promote expectations and beliefs that optimize motivation

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Exploring Language

Exploring Language provides leveled support for learning about language and setting goals. See how students and artists explore and express their thoughts through poetry and song. 

Age Group: K-12
Content Area: English, poetry, songwriting
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection

Why UDL? Exploring Language offers students models and tips as to how to set goals that make the writing process more effective. 

See also:
8.2: Vary demands and resources to optimize challenge

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Helping My Students Set Goals the Smart Way

Elona Hartjes shares the insights, resources, and practical classroom strategies that have earned her A Teacher of Distinction Award.

Age Group: K-12
Content Area: All areas
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection

Why UDL? Elona's post "Helping my students set goals the smart way" offers ideas on effective goal-setting.

See also:
9.1: Promote expectations and beliefs that optimize motivation

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Setting Goals with Students

This Scholastic blog offers weekly postings on topics ranging from technology integration, to classroom organization, to creative instructional strategies that keep it real and relevant for middle school teachers and students.

Age Group: K-12
Content Area: All areas
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection

Why UDL? Stacey's post "Setting goals with my students" provides guidelines for holding goal-setting meetings with students.

See also:
9.1: Promote expectations and beliefs that optimize motivation

Last Updated: 01/03/2012

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