Colleen Tomko taught me that inclusion can teach children to value diversity, to see the ability of others to contribute and to have a sense of unity (1996).
The Special Education Guide taught me that curricular adaptations depend on each individual student's needs. These can be found in their Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
Why is inclusion important?
- Friendships develop between peers.
- The children learn important academic skills.
- The children learn by being together.
What makes inclusion difficult?
- Including Samuel
- The Axel video
- Kahoot with candy choices
Resources for Teachers
These are two different sites that are resources available to assist teachers and their inclusive classroom.
http://www.inclusionproject.org/ This site can help with training and what is news pertaining to an inclusive classroom.
Inclusion Articles & Resources for K-12 Teachers - TeacherVision.com Has many different resources for teachers. There is information and advice for an inclusive classroom.