Universal Design for Learning

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a set of curriculum design and delivery principles aimed at creating an inclusive and accessible learning experience for students.

Universal design is achieved through the development of flexible curricular materials and activities.

It is considered a "best practice" approach to curriculum design and is easily achieved through the use of various active learning and curriculum design and delivery strategies.

Key Benefits of UDL

  • Reduces barriers to learning
  • Increases student engagement
  • Empowers students to be self directed
  • Helps students to 'show you what they know'
  • Helps meet Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act standards

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