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3 Steps for Promoting Accessibility in the Classroom

June 30, 2017

The central purpose of education is to ensure that every student has equal access to the information and skills necessary to become a healthy and productive part of society. However, in order for this purpose to be realized, it is essential for teachers and school administrators to take into account the many skills, backgrounds, and interests of a diverse and continually expanding student body. To help facilitate accessibility awareness in the classroom, provided below is a 3-step guide to creating classroom accessibility and promoting an effective learning environment for all students.

  • Step 1: Know the Students - Consider Diversity
  • Step 2: Know the Classroom - Consider Physical Space
  • Step 3: Know the Law - Consider the Rehabilitation Act


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