Classroom Suggestions

  1. Subject matter: read/paraphrased
  2. Visual Demonstrations
  3. Instructions: given in several channels: written, spoken, demonstrations
  4. Utilization of supplemental aids: vocabulary, multiplication cards, etc.
  5. Utilization of visual multisensory materials
  6. Mnemonic aids/review instruction of mnemonic devices
  7. Overhead/outline for desk use
  8. Small group
  9. Functional level materials
  10. Emphasis on successful experiences
  11. Typed tests
  12. Highlighted texts
  13. Taping lectures
  14. Note taking assistance
  15. Extended time for assignment completion
  16. More time for reading assignments
  17. More time for mastery of points of recall
  18. Shortened assignments
  19. Assignment notebooks
  20. Study sheets/summary sheets/outlines of most important facts
  21. Time for repeated review/ drill
  22. Repeatedly draw facts to point of mastery
  23. Use of Content Mastery program
  24. Learn to test/retest self
  25. Use of calculator
  26. Reduction of pencil/paper tasks
  27. Manipulation of materials in small steps
  28. One/one for at least 10/20 minutes daily
  29. Classwork graded on what is completed only
  30. Printing accepted rather then cursive
  31. Credit given for class participation, effort, and attendance
  32. Assistance given in organization and planning of class work and /or homework
  33. More time for test preparation
  34. Tests given during study hall. Reviews done the day before the test. Review of test is activity in lieu of other assignment at that time.
  35. Review/testing matched to student pace
  36. Test directions read/explained
  37. Fewer repetitive test items to complete
  38. Test format allowing more space
  39. Test format is close-ended objective items
  40. Fewer written responses
  41. Oral tests
  42. Short answer tests
  43. Modified tests
  44. Preferential seating to reduce distraction
  45. Defined limits
  46. Cooling off period
  47. Concrete reinforcers
  48. Positive reinforcers
  49. Behavior check cards
  50. Waiver of assignments to students because of schedule needs, illness, other.