The classroom draws students from different backgrounds with various experiences and abilities. Using a variety of instructional strategies increases student engagement, critical thinking, connections to learning outcomes, and student success for all learners. Creating an inclusive and equitable learning environment involves adapting instructional strategies to your students demographics as well as abilities.
- Use a variety of teaching methods and modalities (verbal, interactive, Socratic, etc.) that align with learning objectives
- Incorporate discussion techniques – small group, discussion protocols, think-pair-share, CATS, etc.
- Use accessible slide presentations, documents, videos and other course materialsa