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A classroom with all sorts of wonderful UDL-supported activities going on.

Just Ask

Joni Degner
Feb 1, 2019 · 7 min read

10 Ways to Engage Learners in Design

Goals

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A student adding a goal to a goal-tracking board

Class expectations and agreements

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A student and teacher working on setting expectations together

Resources

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A student choosing resources relevant to the task, including printed books and digital resources

Tech Tools

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A tech-savvy student using a handheld device and a laptop computer

Evaluation

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Two students raising the bar for high expectations!

Grouping

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Students grouping desks together for collaboration

Seating Arrangements

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A student holding a map to help direct seating arrangements in the classroom

Use of Space

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Students designing spaces for learning on a chalkboard

Deadlines and Work Time

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Students juggling deadlines with calendars and clocks for time management

Rewards

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A student holding a backpack up in triumph with a huge gold star overhead

UDL Center

The National Center on Universal Design for Learning at…

Joni Degner

Written by

Recognized expert in learner centered design and UDL. Passionate disruptor of the status quo in education. Check out the DTour on Medium for PL resources!

UDL Center

The National Center on Universal Design for Learning at CAST. Together we can change the world.

Joni Degner

Written by

Recognized expert in learner centered design and UDL. Passionate disruptor of the status quo in education. Check out the DTour on Medium for PL resources!

UDL Center

The National Center on Universal Design for Learning at CAST. Together we can change the world.

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