Further to my post on the Universal Design for Learning: I found these 6 Essential tips to start using the UDL.
It's a nice little summary to keep in mind as we aim to initiate our brave new senior English courses next year.
1. Know the learner
2. Work out what we are here to do (your aims/ learning objectives)
3. Recognise and remove barriers in the goals, resources, assessments, teaching methods and in the physical and emotional environment
4. Identify what universal supports we could offer to everyone
5. Use the UDL guidelines to design the lesson/activity/opportunity
6. Teach, evaluate, revise…