Universal Design for Learning and Differentiated Instruction

Address Affective learning by providing multiple means of engagement
Differentiate instruction by modifying the process.
Address Strategic learning by providing multiple means of expression
Differentiate instruction by modifying the product.
Address Recognition learning by providing multiple means of representations
Differentiate instruction by modifying the content.

Integration of Technology:

Affective Learning & Engagement

Offer Choices of content, tools and engagement: Choose realistic topics of interest to embed the learning material &
Allow student to choose tools to explore topic- software, web, video

Provide adjustable levels of challenge: Software or Web sites that offer same content at different levels of challenge
Offer a choice of rewards: Build awareness of accomplishment and progress within technology programs
Offer a choice of learning context: Allow students to choose method of technology to use

Recognition Learning & Representation

Provide Multiple Examples: Variety of web sites to demonstrate & Pictures from CD-Roms
Highlight Critical Features: Word processors to highlight critical words & Presentation tools to animate concepts
Provide Multiple Media and Formats: Books on tape, Digital text, Charts, graphs, images to support text
Support Background Knowledge: Digital background support & Links to support information

Strategic Learning & Expression

Provide Flexible Models of skilled performance: Examples and not-examples with images, video, live or taped demonstrations
Provide opportunities to practice with supports: Scaffold learning with text-to-speech, word prediction, layered Web sites
Provide ongoing, relevant feedback: Text-to-speech to listen to own writing, videotape of skill performance, Online feedback from peers or mentor
Offer flexible opportunities for expression of demonstrating a skill: Create web pages, poster, presentation, Indicate understanding of WHY to learn

Technology to Support Instruction based on Designing instruction from Chapter 6 Teaching every Student in the Digital Age (Rose & Meyer, 2002)