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Curriculum

Adjustments

Instructional
Adjustments

Environmental
Adjustments

drawingfromlearningareacontentatdifferentlevelsalongtheFoundationtoYear
10sequencetoadjustageequivalentcontent
drawingfromandemphasisingspecificaspectsofoneormoreofthegeneral
capabilitiestoadjustthelearningfocusinaparticularlearningarea(forexample,
teachingtargetedliteracyorsocialskillsthroughasciencelesson)althoughthere
isgreaterfocusinthisinstanceonthegeneralcapabilities,integrityofthelearning
areamustberetained
drawingfromandemphasisingspecificaspectsofoneormoreofthe
crosscurriculumprioritiestoadjustthelearningfocusofaparticularlearningarea
(forexample,providingopportunitiestoexaminehistoricalperspectivesfroman
AboriginalorTorresStraitIslanderviewpoint).
providingalternativerepresentationsofteachingandlearningmaterials(for
example,usingmultimedia,Braille,illustratedtexts,simplifiedtextsorcaptioned
video)
motivatingstudentsthroughengagementwithpersonalinterests
modellinganddemonstratingskills,knowledgeandcognitivestrategies
explicitandsystematicinstruction
levelsofprompting
modellingproblemsolvingprovidingopportunitiesforthestudenttothinkaloud
(verbalisation)
scaffoldingstudentlearningthroughguidedpracticeandsupport
providingfeedbackandcorrection
identifyingkeyvocabularyforexplicitinstruction
organisingandconnectingknowledge,skillsandvaluestopromotegeneralisation
usingcrosscurricularandnaturallyoccurringlearningopportunitiestoenhance
individuallearninggoalsprovidingalternativeopportunitiesforstudentsto
representtheirlearning(forexample,usingtechnologyandaugmentativeand
alternativecommunicationsystems)
frequentcumulativereview
providingopportunitiesforgeneralisationandmaintenance.
providingphysicalaccesstotheteachingandlearningenvironment
providingpeerassistance(forexample,usingbuddysystems,peerassisted
learningandpeertutoring)
providingaccesstoalternativeequipmentandfurnishings
useofsupportpersonnel
scheduling(forexample,asequenceofevents)
useoftechnologyandaugmentativeandalternativecommunicationsystems
changestobuildingsandclassrooms.