1. Social Emotional
  2. Structures Instructional
      1. Representation
      2. Action and Expression
      3. Engagement
      4. 1 4 7

“If we make the
rules together
I feel responsible
and equal”
“Let students
be a part of the
decisions about
school”
“Trust
us”
“Take us
seriously ”
“It’s best when we
can be curious
without being scared
of not knowing”
“We use anonymous
signals to show we don’t
understand, then we’re
not embarrassed”
“No teasing!”
“It’s got to be
okay to make
mistakes”
“Sometimes I think I’m
doing worse than I am, so
I hate it when teachers put
me on the spot with every
-
one listening ”
“Talk to me one on
one, then I know I
won’t get laughed at”
“Stop the scoffng
remarks ”
“Don’t let people
laugh at the wrong
answers”
“I can pretend to
pay attention, but if
the teacher doesn’t
seem interested I’ll
just flush it out of
my brain”
“The teacher has
to have a positive
attitude ”
“I love it when the
teachers
throw
themselves into it”
“My brain likes it
and wants to do it”
“Some classes I
actually
want
to
ask questions”
Social Emotional

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Structures
Instructional
“ Keep the Arts”
“Language programs”
“Mechanics”
“More technology like ipads,
learning apps, online, robotics...”
“Let us use personal devices to
look things up...”
“happy colors on the walls”
“show of our work”
“attractive hallways”
“comfortable furniture”
“Give us a fun day
break more often”
“Don’t make us sit
on gym floor for
long assemblies”
“Better playgounds
for older kids”
“The Red-Cat speakers
help me hear and focus”
“No Bullies” Rule
“Extra activities
like sports connect
us to school”
I. Provide Multiple Means of
Representation
II. Provide Multiple Means of
Action and Expression
III. Provide Multiple Means of
Engagement
1
4
7
“Present info in many ways”
“Use graphic novels”
“Use ‘juicy words’ - explain it
well”
“There are different types of
thinkers so you can’t just teach
in one way”
“Some kids use Dragon Speak, I
like to listen too”
“Be inventive”
“If you ever get to hear her read a
book, you’ll LOVE it!”
“Instead of reading or watching a
dissection, let us do one.”
“We need to move more when it’s
fun. I don’t want to stop!”
“I like the smart response
clickers”“Make it exciting, less
text and more variety”
“Be humourous”
“Add music, charts and rhymes”
“Step away from textbooks -
change the problem to some-
thing we do outside of school”
“Mysteries can get your brain go-
ing”
“Do the fun stuff first”
2
5
8
“Explain in my language”
“Explain differently for different
types of learning”
“Have the students say what they
are thinking about”
“Let us talk it out”
“I learn differently in math and
science than I do in social and
English”
“Mix stuff up like art and math,
social and science”
“If we have a choice, we can make
decisions about which way we
want to learn. We can choose the
way that’s easy for us, or we can
choose the challenge”
“Give us a choice to do it on
computer or by hand.”
“I love being creative”
“Make sure I know the stuff before
you move on”
“I need to learn new things the
way I learn best, then I’ll try the
other ways.”
“You can learn from another
person’s way of doing things.”
“Match the tests to what we
learned, let us know what we’re
supposed to know.”
“Give us a problem and let us
discover...”
“Groups need to have a reason”
3
6
9
“Repeat instructions”
“Break it down into steps”
“Add a game”
“Add music, charts and rhymes”
“Give us time to explore”
“Explain it slower”
“One person’s answer doesn’t
speak for the whole class”
“Let us do retests”
“Find out the stuff we are missing”
“Extended deadlines help me”
“Let us review stuff rather than
just reading out the answers”
“Don’t move on until I get it”
“If it looks like fun, I’ll want to
join in”
“Regular meetings with my teacher
- I like those... it motivates me”
“It’s nice to have at
least one teacher to
be able to talk to...”
“When the teacher
is
nice
,
I want to go to class”
“Teachers need
to be kind”
“Talk to kids about
relationships and
friendships. That way
you’ll fnd out who
needs a friend”
“Take more time to
understand ME”
“If a teacher has pride in me,
I have pride in myself”
“If the confdence is there, I’ll learn well”
“He tells me something about myself
that makes me feel better about myself”
“I feel unstoppable, independent”
“When we get to feel ’awesome’ about
something, it makes us want to do it again”
“Success feels good”
“People learn in
different ways”
“Find out
what’s best
for me”

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