Date
30 October 2020

Provide options to create, learn, and share

Suggestion for implementing the strategy ‘Helpful classroom strategies in years 9–13’

Support concept development

Support concept development

Literacy coordinator, Sandra Gillies builds students’ confidence by building on concepts from other learning areas.

Enable students to personalise learning

Enable students to personalise learning

Set up the learning space so students can adjust it to suit their needs and preferences.

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.
  • Allow students to use a range of media so they can select the most appropriate for them.
  • Make learning 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 a reader-writer or assistive technologies to support them in assessments.

Offer options for sharing learning

Offer options for sharing learning

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

Useful resources

Useful resources

Website

UDL-aligned strategies

Publisher: Goalbook

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Next steps

More suggestions for implementing the strategy “Helpful classroom strategies in years 9–13”:

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