Date
02 December 2020

Provide options to create, learn, and share

Suggestion for implementing the strategy ‘Helpful classroom strategies in years 1–8’

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Enable students to personalise learning

Enable students to personalise learning

Set up the learning space so students can adjust it.

Make options and supports available to everyone.

  • Create opportunities where students can personalise learning tasks and projects and build on their knowledge, experience, and strengths.
  • Develop success criteria with the students and present them with clear visual supports.
  • Provide opportunities for students to gain confidence using a range of media so they can select the most appropriate.
  • Make support tools (text-to-speech, graphic organisers, planning tools, and so on) available for all students.
  • Offer a flexible learning environment with a variety of seating and working spaces.

Offer options for sharing learning

Offer options for sharing learning

Provide students with a range of approaches to express what they know. Ask them which approaches they would like as regular options.

Use tools and apps with built-in supports

Use tools and apps with built-in supports

Model how to use text-to-speech, dictation, glossaries, and highlighters.

Useful resources

Useful resources

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Read&Write for Google Chrome

Publisher: Texthelp

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Explain everything uses in the classroom (Katelyn)

Publisher: Gina Fiondella

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Website

Accessibility

Publisher: Microsoft

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