Implementation

Be the change

UDL Guidelines - Version 2.0: Examples and Resources

Checkpoint 9.2: Facilitate personal coping skills and strategies

III. Provide Multiple Means of Engagement

Self-Regulation

Key Considerations

  • How does this help learners meet the goal?
  • How does this account for the variability of all learners?
  • Do learners have the skills necessary to deal with adversity?

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Example/Resource Why UDL?
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Faces of Learning

Faces of Learning is a website that contains stories from a variety of learners. It tries to answer four fundamental questions: how do people learn; how do I learn; what does an ideal learning environment look like; and how do we create more ideal learning environments.

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

Why UDL? Faces of Learning features many stories of self-regulated learners and encourages learners to become more self-regulated..

9.1: Promote expectations and beliefs that optimize motivation

9.3: Develop self-assessment and reflection

Students sitting in scatted chairs throughout a classroom

The Forum: Students Learn the Skill of Conflict Resolution

Learn about "an elective class in Seattle's AS-1 school where students from every grade come together to discuss and resolve their differences."

Age Group: K-12
Content Area: Social and emotional learning
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection to view the video; technology not needed to implement the strategies discussed

Why UDL? Guiding students in their development of conflict resolution skills is an effective way to scaffold coping skills and strategies.

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Learn & Live: Resolving Conflict at O'Farrell Middle School

"At this San Diego school, administrators place equal emphasis on the social, intellectual, psychological, and physical needs of their students."

Age Group: Middle School
Content Area: Social and emotional learning
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection to view the video; technology not needed to implement the strategies discussed

Why UDL? This video reveals how the O'Farrell School scaffolds the development of students' coping skills and strategies.

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386 Coping Skills Strategies Lesson Plans Reviewed by Teachers

Lesson Planet offers 386 different lesson plans that develop students' coping skills. Explore the lessons, and sort by grade level or teacher rating.

Age Group: K-12
Content Area: Social and emotional learning
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection to view the video; internet is not required in many of the lesson plans

Why UDL? Many of these lesson plans offer unique ideas as to developing students' coping behaviors.

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Coping Skills for Kids: Brain Works Project

This website addresses the coping brain, coping challenges and coping skills and tools. It is geared toward parents and educators of pre-teens and addresses the varying ways one can cope and learn to cope. The site is also rich with resources and activities.

Age Group: Pre-teens
Content Area: Social and emotional learning
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection to view the video; technology not needed to implement the strategies discussed

Why UDL? This website is loaded with tips on how to scaffold students' coping skills and strategies!

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Students Teach Students: Using Student Essays to Build Coping Skills and Self Esteem

"Essays written by teens about issues that teens face might help build students' self-esteem and their ability to 'triumph over trouble.' "

Age Group: Middle School & High School
Content Area: Social and emotional learning
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection to view the video; technology not needed to implement the lesson discussed

Why UDL? This lesson is an excellent example of an activity that can be used to scaffold students' coping skills and strategies.

Last Updated: 01/03/2012

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