Barriers to Learning

Universal Design for Learning

How might we design lessons and learning units from the beginning instead of retrofitting?

Supporting Rigor for All: UDL

"Start with the goal. What content do you want to teach?" -David Rose

Planning with UDL in mind allows teachers to remove potential barriers in the goals, materials, methods, and assessments that are part of a unit of study and individual lessons.


  • How are your assessments aligned to your lesson goals?
  • Are options provided in order to accurately measure the student’s ability to demonstrate the construct or goal of the assessment?

Learn more about UDL and Barriers to Learning here!