Wesley, T. N. (2017). Differentiation challenges in inner city school. In C. M. Curran, & A. J. Petersen (Eds.), Handbook of research on classroom diversity and inclusive education practice (pp. 201-220). IGI Global. This article identifies differentiation as one of the major challenges facing educators today, particularly for teachers working in urban schools. The author draws on his experience working in urban schools.
Wiggins, G., & McTighe, J. (2014). Improve curriculum, assessment, and instruction using the Understanding by Design framework. Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). This link will bring you to the resource page of Jay McTighe. You will see a range of useful resources and links here. Click on “UbD White Paper,” and this article will open. This 14-page document offers a practical overview of UbD along with a step-by-step process to developing curriculum using this framework.
Almasaeid, T. F. (2017). The impact of using Understanding by Design (UbD) model on 8th-grade student’s achievement in science. European Scientific Journal, 4, 301. https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2017.v13n4p301 This study uses a control group to investigate the effectiveness of teaching following the UbD framework.
Rao, K. (2015). Universal design for learning and multimedia technology: Supporting culturally and linguistically diverse students. Journal of Educational Multimedia & Hypermedia, 24(2), 121-137. This paper describes three different classroom projects to demonstrate how UDL was integrated and supported a culturally and linguistically diverse student population.