•Concrete to abstract
•Simple to complex
•Single facet to multiple facets
•Structured to open-ended
•Less independence to greater independence
•Slow pace to quick pace
•Visual to auditory
Make handouts (e.g., study guides, worksheets, and other print materials) student friendly
•Highlight and/or underline directions.
•Highlight, boldface, and/or enlarge key words.
•Change spacing to include more white space between words and between lines.
•Use at least 14 point sans serif
fonts. Popular sans seriffonts
include Helvetica, Avant Garde, Arial, and Geneva.
•Direct teaching of new knowledge and skills that addresses a breadth of learning modalities and styles
•Student performance to practice, extend, apply, and retain new knowledge and skills
•An assessment plan that provides for frequent multiple and varied formative and summative assessments
•Review, feedback, and re-teaching
District 214 Staff Support