Curriculum Modifications Primer
Curriculum modifications are small changes which make a big impact in a child’s educational journey.
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In this 3 1/2-minute video, a narrator describes curriculum modifications and provides examples of 8 types of modifications that maximize children's participation. Look for real-life examples of environmental supports (1:27), materials adaptation (1:36), activity simplification (1:50), child preferences (2:05), special equipment (2:16), adult support and peer support (2:23), and invisible support (2:43).
Curriculum Modifications Interview
An educator describes what a curriculum modification is, and then describes physical arrangements and the benefits. She goes on to describe when and why a teacher would use a modification. She ends by describing the benefits and potential outcomes for children who receive modifications.
Modifications in Action
In this 3-minute video, teachers describe how they modify their curriculum for their children such as environmental support, child preferences, and special equipment.