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…

  • 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: 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.

  • Group Formations: Pros, Cons, and Strategies

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Discover classroom formations and student groupings that will best support your lesson and meet the needs of your students.

  • Lesson Plan Template

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Plan an inclusive lesson with this GIVE Lesson Plan Template, including space for accommodations, roles for the Classroom Professionals, and more.

  • Preventing Sensory Overstimulation in the Classroom

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Discover steps you can take to reduce sensory overstimulation during your lessons by making slight adjustments to the environment, materials, and content.

  • Strategies for Supporting Students with Disabilities

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Use this extensive guide to find strategies to support student needs and skills related everything from communication to self-regulation to motor skills.