Inclusive Education

It’s Time for an Inclusion Update

It’s Time for an Inclusion Update

“After nearly two decades of inclusion, we know that ensuring students with disabilities have access to the same educational environments as their peers has resulted in significantly improved outcomes. Twenty years later, progress to fully include all students has stalled, says Sarah Barnes in a guest post on Education Week.com. Education Week is an independent news organization that covers American education system up to grade 12.  

The Value of Inclusive Education

The Value of Inclusive Education

Inclusive education values diversity and the unique contributions each student brings to the classroom. In a truly inclusive setting, every child feels safe and has a sense of belonging. Students and their parents participate in setting learning goals; school staff has the training, support, flexibility, and resources to nurture, encourage, and respond to the needs of all students.

Tip Sheets on Inclusive Education

Tip Sheets on Inclusive Education

Inclusion Lab by Paul H. Brookes Publishing shared these ten infographics full of ways for educators to welcome, reach, and include all learners. This handy roundup of their best tip sheets contains great tips on helping young learners see diversity as a strength. In colourful infographic format, they’re ready to pin, print, share, and tweet. Here’s a sample

Webinar: Inclusion in Action

Webinar: Inclusion in Action

Nicole Eredics educator, speaker, and consultant is a recognized advocate for inclusive education. Nicole’s successful blog, The Inclusive Class , disseminates information about inclusion through podcasts and printed resources. Nicole has authored a book titled “Inclusion in Action: Practical Strategies to Modify your Curriculum” to be released by Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co. in the Spring 2018. Nicole will be holding a one hour webinar on her book on Tuesday March 27, 2018 at 3:00pm ET on edWeb.net.

Inclusion in Action: Practical Strategies to Modify Your Curriculum

Inclusion in Action: Practical Strategies to Modify Your Curriculum

Inclusion in Action: Practical Strategies to Modify Your Curriculum is a soon to be released book by Nicole Eredics from Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co. Nicole Eredics is a teacher, speaker, and consultant who is a recognized advocate for inclusive education. Nicole’s highly successful blog, The Inclusive Clas is a well-respected resource for educators dedicated to the full inclusion of students with disabilities in school communities.

Is Your School Inclusive?

Is Your School Inclusive?

Inclusive education supports, benefits and embraces the differences of all learners.Inclusive schools will share similar characteristics such as a committed leadership, democratic classrooms, reflective teachers, a supportive culture, responsive and relevant curriculum, and responsive instruction.

What’s the Difference Between Accommodations and Modifications?

What’s the Difference Between Accommodations and Modifications?

Inclusive education aims to ensure every student’s learning needs are met. For some students, this might require glasses and a seat near the board. For others, this might be extra time on tests or the use of a calculator.

Canadian Research Centre on Inclusive Education

Canadian Research Centre on Inclusive Education

The Canadian Research Centre on Inclusive Education, based at Western University, encourages collaborative investigation of inclusive practices and relevant theories. Its web page on understanding inclusive education answers many questions that people may have about classroom inclusion and explores the complexities of inclusion's history, challenges, and potential. 

National Catholic Board on Full Inclusion

National Catholic Board on Full Inclusion

The National Catholic Board on Full Inclusion, based in the US, has a mission to inspire inclusive education.  The organization's goal is to create learning environments that are accepting of all learners and that value every student.

Is Your School Inclusive?

Is Your School Inclusive?

Dr. Paula Kluth is a consultant, author and advocate who is passionate about providing inclusive opportunities to students with disabilities and improving learning experiences for all students. One of the recently posted readings on her website tackles the question of “Is your school inclusive?”