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The Inclusive Class: Top 10 Websites for the Inclusive Classroom

The Inclusive Class: Top 10 Websites for the Inclusive Classroom
Teachers love a great resource! Especially a resource that is free and at their fingertips - literally. That's why I put together a list of 10 outstanding websites that teachers can use in the inclusive classroom (or any classroom, for that matter!). It was difficult to narrow the list down to 10, given all the websites that are available on the internet! However each site listed was chosen for content that I feel is unique or more substantial than what others had to offer. And, finally, these sites are in no particular order. Do you have any to add to this list?

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The Inclusive Class: 25 Easy Ways to Improve Executive Functioning Skills How do we help our children or students who are perpetually losing things, often running late and seem completely disorganized? Do we reprimand them for being lazy? Do we keep them in at recess because they forgot to do their homework? Do we let our frustration and angst get the better of us and completely give up on helping them with anything at all? Or, do we wonder if there is a reason as to why this child just can't seem to pull things together? Instead of labeling the child or student as lazy, forgetful and inattentive, consider that perhaps they are struggling due to weak executive functioning skills.

Creating a Thesis Statement Summary: This resource provides tips for creating a thesis statement and examples of different types of thesis statements. Contributors:Elyssa Tardiff, Allen BrizeeLast Edited: 2014-02-10 10:44:43 Tips for Writing Your Thesis Statement Inclusion, Equality, Diversity, Differentiation Guidance on how to improve equality and diversity practices The Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS) and LSC have jointly published guidance for FE colleges and providers, to help them to self-assess equality and diversity. Both bodies have worked closely with Ofsted and Lifelong Learning UK (LLUK) to develop the guidance, indicating a shared commitment to driving forward standards in self-assessment. Equality & Diversity Curriculum Audit Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Dyscalculia Podcasts on Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Dyscalculia best practice - by Katherine Hewlett & David Crabtree, AchieveAbility(www.achieveability.org.uk)

The Inclusive Class: 10 Easy Changes Teachers Can Make to Facilitate Inclusion "Over, under, around or through find a way, or make a way" is a quote by Paula Kluth that recently reminded me of how I found ways to include all my students in a classroom activity, regardless of their ability level. While I am speaking with Dr. Cheryl M. Thesis Statements /** * Simple encryption to hide email addresses from crawlers in webpages. * This code is Free Software provided under an MIT License. * Written by Diego Doval: bnaeQ0bvPXOnZQYgaZqp1ZQO * */ CRLS Research Guide Writing A Thesis Statement Tip Sheet 13 Ask these questions: What is it?

Inclusive Education . Learning Disabilities . Education Inclusive education happens when children with and without disabilities participate and learn together in the same classes. Research shows that when a child with disabilities attends classes alongside peers who do not have disabilities, good things happen. For a long time, children with disabilities were educated in separate classes or in separate schools. People got used to the idea that special education meant separate education. But we now know that when children are educated together, positive academic and social outcomes occur for all the children involved.

'Auti-Sim' Game Simulates Life With Childhood Autism In a playground filled with gleeful shouts, you approach a group of children. Suddenly, your vision turns blurry and pixelated. The echoing screams become raucous. It's the experience of sensory overload, according to a new game called Auti-Sim. The simulation, created by a three-member team at the Vancouver Hacking Health hackathon, aims to raise awareness of the challenges of hypersensitivity disorder and help people understand how it can lead to isolation. The closer you get to loud and active children, the more overwhelming the situation becomes.

America's Space Program: Exploring a New Frontier hey came by plane, boat, bus, and auto to Florida's Kennedy Space Center. Generals, members of Congress, governors, mayors, ambassadors, and celebrities filled the VIP grandstand. Journalists from 54 countries waited to send out the news. Several hundred thousand people had converged on the Kennedy Space Center on July 16, 1969, to view the launch of the Saturn V rocket that would propel Apollo 11 to the Moon. School Inclusion Given the recent ruling of the Supreme Court against the school board in the Jeffrey Moore case, we should ask ourselves whether we have improved in inclusive education in the last 15 years. The suit was filed in 1997 based on the tenet that Jeffrey was discriminated against, as he had a severe learning disability and was not receiving adequate literacy instruction. Jeffrey was denied a “service customarily available to the public.” According to the Canadian Association for Community Living website, the service that Jeffrey was entitled to was public education. This decision should make us all ask the question, “Are students with disabilities obtaining the supports they require to fully participate and be included in education services like any other students?” Settings that promote inclusion are more successful in achieving learning for all, the ultimate goal of education.

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