Resources to Support Differentiated Instruction and Universal Design in the Classroom

These links and resources are resources that I have used and/or have compiled from the text Connecting Teachers Students and Standards: Strategies for Success in Diverse and Inclusive Classrooms by Deborah L. Voltz, Michle Jean Sims, and Betty Nelson (2010). As I continue to work on this project, I will pull from and add to this compilation.
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Resources for Multiple Intelligences
Internet 4 Classrooms
Multiple Intelligences
Concept to Classroom implementation ideas, lesson plans, and videos

Resources for Cooperative Learning
Cooperative Learning Center The Cooperative Learning Center is a Research and Training Center focusing on how students should interact with each other as they learn and the skills needed to interact effect

Resources for Tiered Lessons
Tiered Curriculum Project sample tiered lessons at the elementary, middle, and secondary level in various subjects

Resources for Graphic Organizers
Teacher Tap downloadable graphic organizers
Education Oasis downloadable graphic organizers
Graphic Org downloadable graphic organizers and useful site links

Resources for Universal Design
Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST)
CAST UDL Lesson Plan
Digital Content in the Classroom
DO IT
Planning for All Learners

Resources for Multicultural Education
Teaching Tolerance culturally responsive instruction and materials
Cooperative Children's Book Center annotated bibliographies and high-quality multi-cultural children's literature K-12
Multicultural Children's Literature annotated bibliographies and high-quality multi-cultural children's literature K-12
National Association for Multicultural Education
Southern Poverty Law Center


Resources for Positive Behavior Supports
Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice: Functional Behavior Assessment
Second Step Intervention program to reduce bullying
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
10 Take-Away Tips for Social and Emotional Learning


Resources for Teaching
All Things Assessment collaborative site where educators can discover new assessment practices, as well as ideas for refining their current systems or processes. This purely objective resource is for educators committed to ensuring student success through best assessment practices.
All Things PLC Find the latest research, articles, tools and other education resources for building a PLC – professional learning community
**Marzano Research Laboratory**Tips from Marzano's Classroom Strategies That Work

Learning Strategies
Kansas University Center for Research on Learning materials and learning strategies
LD Online strategies for kids with learning disabilities
Beach Center on Disability
Middleweb: center for middle school reform

Dictionaries and Other Aides
Enchanted Learning Picture Dictionary
Franklin Spelling Ace
Internet Picture Dictionary
Merriam Webster Online

Content Rich Experiences
Colonial Williamsburg virtual field trip
Pandacam at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park virtual field trip
Smithsonian Museumsvirtual field trip

Collaborative Learning
Power of 2