Getting from Here to There: UDL, Global Positioning Systems, and Lessons for Improving Education
Harvard Education PressDate
Meet the authors as they discuss their article comparing the features of a GPS system to UDL considerations when thinking about learning environments and curricula.
Sadly for education, the commonly-available GPS exemplifies the principles and guidelines of Universal Design for Learning better than most educational curricula. This article draws playful and important parallels as it explores the features of the GPS through the lens of the UDL guidelines.
This article was published as a chapter in A Policy Reader in Universal Design for Learning.
Gravel, J. W., & Rose, D. H. (2009). Getting from Here to There: UDL, Global Positioning Systems, and Lessons for Improving Education. In D. T. Gordon, J. W. Gravel, & L. A. Schifter (Authors), A policy reader in universal design for learning (pp. 5-18). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.