Inclusive practices include supporting all students as they plan, build, and transform their stories with fine arts and digital media. Visual supports can promote independence and literacy skills needed for student directed projects. These projects should provide choice making and collaboration, as well as have potential to transform thinking.
Students with disabilities may need alternate methods to access learning. Learn more about Universal Design for Learning & Adaptive Design. Scaffolding techniques can help individuals by providing tiers towards a big question that the directive will investigate.
The following tools integrate Adaptive Design solutions for children with special needs, but benefit a wider audience of students because they utilize principles of Universal Design for Learning. These tools below have been developed with specialists, children, caregivers, and CMA Teaching Artists.