Differentiated Instruction And The Udl Principles

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Differentiated instruction and the UDL principles

These two elements of classroom are intrinsically linked, as differentiated instruction is well suited to the three principles in UDL. By focusing on CAST’s three systems and appropriate teaching methods, particularly recognition, strategic and affective, the guide aims to identify ways in which differentiated instruction coordinates UDL theory. Varying theories have been proven to be affective in supporting different skills as students learn, from gifted and talented to those providing more support in special education programs.

Examples of UDL and Differentiated Instruction (In a Drama Classroom)
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UDL Teaching Method Supportive Differentiated Instruction Features
Provide multiple examples In preparation for this lesson, the teacher has created multiple examples of Commedia dell’Arte plays and elements e.g. themes, characters.
Additionally, the teacher provided several examples of finding appropriate texts to complete the assignment. Students have multiple examples of monologue, duologue and group texts, and texts about history, development etc. Students will also be given opportunity to watch a video, be able to create visual posters e.g. costume or character profiles. As another example students will be creating a mask that is specific to one character that they will be researching in there assignment.
Highlight critical features Teacher provides critical information for the lesson through both an oral…
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