2. What is Universal Design for Learning?
“ a set of principles for curriculum
development that gives all individuals
equal opportunities to learn” (National Center on
Universal Design for Learning, 2013).
3. What is Universal Design for
first begin in
architect Ron Mace
taught his fellow
architects to design
UDL in the Physical Environment
Wheel Chair Ramps
Wheel Chair Lifts
5. Provide Multiple Means of
What does Players like?
CD it look
6. Provide Multiple Means of Action and
Expression: What does it look like?
7. Provide Multiple Means of Engagement:
What does it look ?
8. UDL and Technology
In UDL, technology is
not just computers.
Teachers use a variety
of technological tools
to help them meet the
needs of all learners in
the classroom setting.
Examples of UDL and
-Computer Input & Output Devices
-Adaptations to Telephone Systems
-Computer Hardware & Software
-Smart Phone Applications
9. Impact of UDL in the Pre-K Setting
Using a curriculum that
supports all students’ growth
and development (Stockall,
Dennis, and Miller, 2012)
Providing Hands-on Learning
Using a variety of
Offering student choices
learning to take place
10. UDL and Brain Research Reveals…
There are no regular students (Center for Applied
Special Technology, 2002-2011)
11. UDL and Brain Research Reveals…
There are 3 networks in the brain that affect
12. UDL and Brain Research
These 3 networks work
to help students
achieve a multi-faceted
13. How does UDL support all students in the
As teachers we have to be
flexible in our teaching.
We have to provide our
students with multiple
means of: representation,
engagement to support the
three learning networks.
14. CAST Tools and Resources
(This is a great resource where students can create
and read digital books online.)
ndex.html (This tool helps teachers to individualize
their lesson plans to meet the needs of all learners)
ndex.html (This website will help teachers check
for their understanding of UDL.)
National Center on Universal Design for Learning. (2011, March 15). UDL guidelines–Version
2.0. Retrieved from http://www.udlcenter.org/aboutudl/udlguidelines
Laureate Education, Inc. (Executive Producer). (2009). Universal Design for Learning.
Baltimore, MD: Author.
Stockall, N., Dennis, L., & Miller, M. (2012). Right from the start . Teaching Exceptional
Children , 45(1), 10.
CAST, Inc. (2002–2011). Teaching every student: Tools and activities. Retrieved from