Practical Tips & Accommodations

Resources in this section focus on concrete tools and strategies to support teaching and learning in inclusion settings. Some resources will focus on very specific accommodations for students’ needs based on noticed behaviors, while others are more general practical tips, promising practices, and tools for inclusive teaching and learning.

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  • Activity Bank

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    The GIVE Activity Bank is a resource bank of short arts education activities or tasks that already include supports and accommodations to support a range of st…

  • Best Practices in Universal Design for Learning

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Learn about Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to help ensure that any lesson you teach is accessible and equitable to a wide variety of learners.

  • Celebrating Residency Endings and Creating Healthy Closure

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Approaching the end of your residency? Plan multiple ways to celebrate and reflect—not only at the culminating event, but also within the classroom community.

  • Checklist: Creating an Accessible Culminating Event

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Explore ways to make your residency’s culminating event accessible to students, families, and staff.

  • Checklist: Planning and Facilitating an Inclusive Lesson

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Build a lesson that is inclusive and engaging for all students—and discover additional GIVE resources to help make that possible.

  • Classroom Management | Non-Verbal Cues

    Classroom & Behavior Management, Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Broaden your classroom management strategies with a range of non-verbal cues and signals.

  • Classroom Management | Verbal Cues

    Classroom & Behavior Management, Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Direct focus and attention in the classroom by incorporating strategic verbal cues into your classroom management strategy.

  • Culminating Events: Options for Sharing and Student Roles

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Provide opportunities for everyone to shine at the end of a residency by creating culminating events or products that are co-designed with students.