Using the Universal Design for Learning Framework to Support Culturally Diverse Learners

January 2012
Journal of Education;2011/2012, Vol. 192 Issue 1, p17
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and how it can be used to address the learning needs of students from a culturally diverse background. The authors discuss cultural variability as a source of brain-based differences in learning and explain how the UDL framework can be used in response to these differences. They provides examples of UDL procedures, including highlighting patterns, critical features, and ideas, creating a curriculum that provides various problem solving techniques, and encourage personal coping skills and strategies.


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