what is universal design for learning

Universal Design for Learning: Principles and Examples for 2019

When something is universal, it applies to everyone. So, when hearing the term universal design for learning (or UDL), it makes sense to imagine it as a blanket format that covers all students.

But is that really what UDL is all about?

In this guide, you’re going to learn that universal design for learning is focused on flexibility and adaptability to different types of students.

But that’s not all.

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7 Personalized Learning Strategies and Examples

It happens all too often: the bell rings to signal the end of class, but some children are left with doubts and questions — while others are bored because the last hour was spent on material they already understood. 

These differences are often down to students’ learning styles, and are fuelling a surge in the use of personalized learning strategies and adaptive learning technology in the field of K-12 education. 

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Teacher evaluation

4 Teacher Evaluation Models to Use (With Examples!)

Teacher evaluation is a topic of hot debate in the world of K-12 schooling, and for good reason.

You have the responsibility to make sure the students in your school are receiving a good education — and that the foundation of their education is based on engaged, effective teaching.

Strong instructional leadership will help guide teachers to success, but teacher evaluation is key for the professional and personal growth that leads teachers to improved performance.

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instructional leadership

12 Research-Backed Instructional Leadership Strategies [+ Downloadable Reference]

Discipline, scheduling, conflict resolution and meetings in general.

A principal’s calendar is typically packed with obligations that can shift focus from what is debatably your core duty: instructional leadership.

It’s an obvious challenge, but committing time to instructional leadership is significantly easier with clear strategies you can quickly reference.

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