Throughout the next couple of weeks, I am going to be switching gears a bit (ONLY because I feel we have mastered the concept of UDL)! If, however, you are just now following along, UDL is basically teaching to all students while meeting each of their needs in the classroom using assisted technologies.
Okay - now that we are all caught up - for the next few weeks, we are going to be exploring two topics that go hand-in-hand; communication and computers. According to a popular website, Digitizeme: 21st Century Fluences, "In today's society, the role of computers has changed the way one interacts with one another." This statement is especially valid when reflecting on the uses of computers in the classroom. Within a classroom, computers have more than just one role. For instance, not only can computers be used to reinforce a topic and content material, but actually aid in a student's ability to take part in the lesson itself. What does this mean exactly? Well, I don't want to give all of the information out with the first blog. As we continue to peel back the layers of communication and computer access, we will revisit this question and reflect on our findings. Remember: Stay involved but commenting below!! Any questions that are left in the comment area, I can search and blog about.