Free or inexpensive technology that can be easily utilized by teachers to add layers of access for students with disabilities.
This feature in CEC Today builds on the principles of universal design for learning (UDL) in the selection of materials, with a focus on those programs that support multiple means of representation, engagement or expression for students.
Audio Note & Vocaroo
When it comes to adding layers of Universal Design Learning to our classrooms, the tools available are endless. One easy layer to add to support individual students and to increase opportunities for all students is audio responses. Whether used as a layer of UDL so students can respond orally, or as a note-taking support, there are many technologies that can be used to accomplish this goal.
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