Teaching

Whether you’re a new Teaching Artist or you’ve been in the field for a long time, there’s always more to learn. Every student and classroom is different; it’s helpful to have a range of skills and strategies at the ready. Resources in this section are comprehensive, with a focus on practical tips, accommodations, strategies, and tools for programs in progress. Some resources have been crowdsourced from Teaching Artist contributors, and others have emerged from research in education and the arts.

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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…

  • 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.

  • Glossary

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Definitions for a range of terms you may encounter while working in an Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) Classroom and other inclusion settings.

  • 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.

  • Ongoing In-Class Reflection Strategies

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Build in multiple opportunities and modes for reflection throughout the lesson to support student learning, engagement, and growth.