Implementation

Be the change

UDL Guidelines - Version 2.0: Examples and Resources

Checkpoint 9.3: Develop self-assessment and reflection

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?
  • Are learners critically reflecting on what and how they learned?

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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

9.2: Facilitate personal coping skills and strategies

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Learner Diaries

In this article, the author describes the use of "Learner Diaries" in order to "see each student as an individual with individual needs and abilities" and "to develop a 'one-to-one' relationship even with large classes of students."

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

Why UDL? The use of "Learner Diaries" in the classroom is an effective way to develop students' self-reflection and assessment skills.

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High Tech Reflection Strategies Make Learning Stick

This article reveals how one teacher in Maryland incorporates blogs into his lessons in order to promote students' reflective skills.

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

Why UDL? Blogging is an excellent example of an activity that can be used to support the development of students' self-assessment skills.

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Building Wings Readers' Theater Toolkit

"This FREE implementation toolkit provides a lesson plan and supportive materials for you to design your own student self-advocacy learning model."

Watch this video to hear educators from Schaumburg School District, IL discuss Building Wings !

CueCard flash cards heightens the memorability of information through repetition and allows students to make flash cards with text, image, and sound to enhance comprehension.CueCard flash cards heightens the memorability of information through repetition and allows students to make flash cards with text, image, and sound to enhance comprehension.

Age Group: All ages
Content Area: Self-Advocacy
Cost: Free
Technology Involved: Internet connection to download; many strategies offered require no technology

Why UDL? Teaching students to become self-advocates is an effective way to develop their self-assessment skills.

Last Updated: 01/03/2012

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