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Read an ArticlePlato Revisited: Learning through Listening in the Digital World

Rose and Dalton argue that traditional definitions of literacy are too narrow, and must be expanded to include listening. It concludes with recommendations on how to include listening in the classroom.

Read an ArticleReading as Thinking

Dalton and Proctor discuss the variety of supports that could be included in designing a “Universal Literacy Environment” for students “in the margins”. In particular, they focus on how to help build learners’ comprehension.

Read an ArticleScaffolding English Language Learners and Struggling Readers in a Universal Literacy Environment with Embedded Strategy Instruction and Vocabulary Support

Proctor, Dalton, and Grisham discuss a 4-week study that used supported digital text to assist ELLs with reading comprehension. They found that embedding features did help promote learners’ use of comprehension strategies.

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Visit this LinkUDL Literacy Study

A new multistate study examines the impact on reading achievement of Thinking Reader, a classroom tool based on UDL research.

Visit this LinkNSF Supported UDL Project

An NSF-supported project works to develop technology-rich science curriculum modules for grades 3-6 based on UDL principles.

Last Updated: 04/05/2011

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