Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Instructional Variety
If you were a farmer who had just one gardening tool, how frustrating would your work be? What would happen to the growth of your plants?
This analogy to teaching helps explain why educational frameworks like Universal Design for Learning (UDL) advocate for teachers to develop a variety of strategies to help them reach all students.
And so, in the spirit of instructional variety, we offer you two resource options for this Strategy of the Week:
An interactive version of this teaching-as-gardening analogy.
And, a document with descriptions of and resources for using nine different instructional strategies and approaches.
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