Establishing a productive and harmonious classroom environment is essential in creating a safe and supportive space for learning. When a student is feeling challenged, they may exhibit behaviour which can affect their participation in the classroom.
Technology-aided instruction (TAI) involves the use of technology as a central feature in the teaching and learning process. It can be used to teach academic skills and promote communication. Multi-modal technology-aided instruction involves the use of educational software or suitable websites and can be used to motivate and engage students, teach new skills and facilitate student organisation.
The beginning of a new school year or term can bring up some tricky questions. What do I need to change in my classroom to support my diverse learners? How can I ensure that the foundations of my classroom are inclusive? Here are three key foundational practices, based on Universal Design for Learning principles, that can ensure all your students, of any age, are set up for success in your classroom.