Guiding Principles and UDL Connections

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The guiding principles garnered from the findings and the research in the field and from our synthesis workshops can be easily connected to the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
empower students to have a voice connect to real life focus on the process and not only the outcome build in time for reflection leverage technology in meaningful ways engage learners on multiple levels and support teachers to try new things.The guiding principles naturally fit with UDL and can be centered around these three focus questions:
1. How will you teach the content or how will students learn the content independently? (Representation)
2. How will students be engaged in the content? (Engagement)
3. How will students show you what they know? (Action/Expression)

Download a chart that correlates the guiding principles and UDL principles here:


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