What is Universal Design for Learning?

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework for designing curricula that enable all individuals to gain knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm for learning. UDL provides rich supports for learning and reduces barriers to the curriculum while maintaining high achievement standards for all.

Universal Design for Learning FAQs

UDL Assumptions

  • UDL is a paradigm shift
  • Buy-in from administrators, teacher leaders, and technology coordinators is key
  • Collaboration between general and special education teachers is essential
  • All learners fall along a continuum of learner differences
  • The curriculum is broken
  • Curriculum needs to be designed to address the broadest needs of all learners

Visit the CAST website for more information on UDL

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One Response to What is Universal Design for Learning?

  1. John says:

    What is your stance on the new Free Schools?

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