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  • article

    Dalton & Proctor, 2007

    As reading content in a digital format becomes more important, a question emerges: how can digital reading environments be created to support all students? Here Dalton and Proctor discuss the variety of supports that could be included in designing a “Universal Literacy Environment” for students “in the margins”. In particular, they focus on how to help build learners’ comprehension.

  • article

    Proctor, Dalton & Grisham, 2007

    Today teachers are charged with including all students in literacy instruction, even those who have previously struggled in traditional school environments. One group that has struggled in the past is English Language Learners (ELLs). Here Proctor, Dalton, and Grisham discuss a 4-week study that used supported digital text to assist ELLs with reading comprehension. They found that embedding features did help promote learners’ use of comprehension strategies.

  • book

    Rose, et al. (Eds), 2006

    Editors David Rose and Anne Meyer bring together a collection of articles on the practical, classroom dimensions of the UDL revolution in education. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) stands at the forefront of contemporary efforts ...

  • article

    Rose & Dalton, 2006

    The nature of literacy is fundamentally changing. Recent advances in digital media and in the field of neuroscience have shown us that oral literacy (listening and speaking) is, once again, becoming more and more important. Here Rose and Dalton argue that traditional definitions of literacy are too narrow, and must be expanded to include listening. It concludes with recommendations on how to include listening in the classroom.

  • article

    Rose, et al., 2006

    Universal Design for Learning (UDL) has traditionally been thought of as a K-12 initiative. However, it can also be implemented at the postsecondary level. In this paper the teaching staff of T-560: Meeting the Challenge of Individual Differences, a course at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, discuss their experiences implementing UDL in their course. It also includes specific examples from their class.

  • article

    T. Hall, et al., 2004

    There is no single definition of curriculum modification and definitions vary across disciplines. In this review, curriculum modification is defined as modified content, instruction, and/or learning outcomes to meet diverse students needs. …

  • article

    N. Strangman, et al., 2003

    Text transformations are a broad classification which includes text modifications and innovative technology tools that alter or add to the features of printed text. Modified text is any text that has been changed from its original …

  • article

    T. Hall, et al., 2003

    Curriculum-based assessments (CBA) are defined as any set of measurement procedures that use direct observation and recording of a student’s performance in a local curriculum as a basis for gathering information to make instructional …

  • policy brief

    J. Karger & C. Hitchcock, 2003

    The meanings of the terms access, involvement, and progress in relation to the general curriculum are defined and clarified. General curriculum is described in IDEA ‘97 as the same curriculum established for students without disabilities. …

  • article

    T. Hall & G. Vue, 2002

    Explicit instruction is defined as a systematic instructional approach that includes a set of delivery and design procedures derived from effective schools research merged with behavior analysis. Instructional design and delivery …

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