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  SEEC: Supporting, Engaging and Enhancing Comprehension for Students in High School

This toolkit was made possible through the generous support of the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations. We wish to extend a special thank you to the public high school teachers and principals from Gloucester and Malden, Massachusetts who participated in this project.

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What is the SEEC Toolkit?

The SEEC Toolkit provides high-school educators with strategies, procedures, activities, and resources informed by Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles for increasing reading proficiency in subject area content. The toolkit integrates UDL instructional methods and flexible digital curriculum content with empirically validated reading practices. It guides teachers in the use of effective vocabulary instruction and reading comprehension strategies that promote access, participation, and progress in subject-area content for all students.

The SEEC Toolkit includes:

  • a framework for learning about and applying effective strategies
  • activities
  • model lessons
  • tools
  • templates
  • on-line resources
FAQ’s about how the SEEC Toolkit can support instruction

What Can I Do Here?

  • Learn how to use research based methods that support the use of vocabulary and comprehension strategies for all high school students in content area subjects
  • Access materials, lessons, and resources that support teaching vocabulary and comprehension strategies in content area subjects
  • Learn how to support all students by applying the UDL principles to instructional practices

What Does The Toolkit Include?

  • Procedures
    The steps and key UDL-based concepts of this toolkit. They tell you what to do and how to do it.
  • Examples
    Classroom applications of the toolkit and guidance in applying UDL in your classroom. Examples may include case stories, model instructional units, and/or model lessons.
  • Resources
    Further information, tools, templates, and related materials via online links and downloads.
  • Share
    Connects you with others engaged in related work.



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