Your Students with Disabilities Who Have Fallen Behind...
- Understand how shifting our focus for students with disabilities can allow for academic gains.
- Understand the UDL framework and how we can use the UDL Guidelines to remove barriers.
- Explore the differences between acceleration and remediation and identify the necessary steps for accelerating learning.
- Identify the importance of and how to clearly articulate learning goals for students.
Analyze the importance of generating thinking, purpose, relevance and curiosity through thought provoking, hands-on activity that encompasses the big idea of the standard within the first few minutes of class to accelerate learning.
Understand ways to conduct ongoing, transparent formative assessments that yield timely, detailed feedback from teachers and peers.
Identify how to provide multiple representations of vocabulary that immerse students in hands-on, playful, multi-sensory vocabulary experiences that will accelerate learning for students.
Explore compelling, engaging, and high-leverage instructional strategies that provide more challenge and autonomy to support learning and close gaps.
The Good Stuff
History of the Green Dots
UD originated in architecture and urban planning, as part of a movement to be designing buildings and other environments that would accommodate the widest spectrum of users, including those with disabilities, right from the start.