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Implementing UDL in the Special Needs Classroom with iPad Apps

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Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a set of principles for curriculum development that give all individuals equal opportunities to learn. Rather than a single, one-size-fits-all solution, UDL calls for flexible approaches that can be customized and adjusted for individual needs. In this session, join Dr. Luis Perez as he shares how you can implement the key UDL principles (multiple means of representation, action and expression, and engagement) with the help of the built-in accessibility features of the iPad and the complimentary apps for text to speech, speech recognition, and more. He will also cover a number of UDL supports built into the iBooks app, as these supports can benefit struggling readers and other diverse learners.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: General
Last aired on: Saturday, September 20, 2014 @ 2:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: iPads, Mobile Learning Intermediate , Special Education
Tags: DOL619, iBooks, iPad apps, iPads and Mobile Learning, special needs, speech recognition, text to speech, UDL, Universal Design for Learning

Reviews (39)

Full Member
We don't have iPads at out school but thanks for the information.
Thank you for the information.
Thanks for sharing.
Good resource
Thank you for the information on Universal Design for Learning.
Great resource!
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great resource
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