Does Universal Design for Learning turns science upside down?

From experience to meaning...

Lately I received a couple of questions about Universal Design for Learning (UDL), as it gaining popularity in the region I live.

A little introduction from Wikipedia if you’ve never heard about it:

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an educational framework based on research in the learning sciences, including cognitive neuroscience, that guides the development of flexible learning environments that can accommodate individual learning differences.

Recognizing that the way individuals learn can be unique, the UDL framework, first defined by the Center for Applied Special Technology(CAST) in the 1990s, calls for creating curriculum from the outset that provides:

  • Multiple means of representation to give learners various ways of acquiring information and knowledge,
  • Multiple means of expression to provide learners alternatives for demonstrating what they know, and
  • Multiple means of engagement to tap into learners’ interests, challenge them appropriately, and motivate them to learn

But even on the Wikipedia-page, when…

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