Adapting Curriculum - Strategies to Differentiate Instruction and Meet UDL

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Susan Berkowitz
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End the frustration for you and your students who need modifications. If you're adapting your curriculum to meet the needs of special education students in your classroom, you need differentiation strategies. If you have students included in your classroom that you need to support with adapted curriculum this how-to guide is for you.

This guide is meant to help general education teachers adapt their instruction, materials, assessments, assignments for students with different learning needs and special education students in their classrooms.

It begins with a brief discussion of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and the impact on special needs students of skills called for by the CCSS.

Ideas and suggestions are given for ways to differentiate, modify and accommodate.


✅ Where Do I Start?

✅ Adapting Instruction & Materials

✅ Adapt Assignments

✅ Adaptation Examples

✅ Recommendations

✅ Adaptations for Discussions, Assessments, Center, Reading, Writing, Note-Taking

✅ Basic Formats for Accommodating

✅ Taking a Look at Your Lessons

✅ Progression of Questions in Comprehension and Progression of Bloom's Taxonomy

✅ Adapt with Technology

Buyers say:

  • As a lead teacher this was a great resource to help other teachers differentiate their lessons.
  • I used this to provide PD on UDL for teachers at my school. There was great information about UDL in different academic areas. Thank you!

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35 pages
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Lifelong tool
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