FC: Universal Design Learning: Affective Network
1: Affective Network: Networks in the brain that enable us to engage with learning; networks specialized to evaluate patterns and impart emotional signification for them. | WHY SHOULD I LEARN?
3: Some Barriers to Affective Engagement Past experiences Societal influences Fear of failure Belief that information is irrelevant Lack of confidence Aversion to engagement strategy Conflict with other students
4: MULTIPLE MEANS OF ENGAGEMENT offer choices of context and tools provide engaging topics offer adJustable levels of challenge provide real-life, age-appropriate examples offer choices of learning context provide positive verbal feedback offer choices of rewards
5: HELP STUDENTS TO be engaged in the learning process love learning enjoy challenges connect with subject matter persist when things get tough