Monday, November 28, 2016

Free Holiday Giveaway!

The Inclusive Class is excited to announce their INCREDIBLE Holiday Giveaway! We love the holidays - - a perfect time to include others in festivities, gatherings and events. 

Between now and December 25th, 2016, The Inclusive Class will be giving away 1 SIGNED JULIE CAUSTON BOOK a week! Simply follow the instructions below to enter and have up to 3 chances to win each week. The winner will be announced here when each weekly giveaway ends. 

A big thanks to Brookes Publishing for helping us make this happen! You can find more inclusion books by Julie Causton (and other amazing experts) on their website PLUS a link to a recently digitally published Fair is Not Always Equal...Now What? FREE ebook. This ebook is a compilation of some of the Brookes Inclusion Lab's favorite posts. In addition to this awesome new ebook, don't forget to download the Inclusion Calendar with tips about inclusion year-round.

Below is a list of the books and when they will be given away:

WEEK #1 (11/27-12/03) - The Principal's Handbook for Leading Inclusive Schools

THE WINNER IS:  Kelly de la Torre

WEEK #2 (12/04-12-10) - The Speech-Language Pathologist's Handbook for Inclusive School Practices

WEEK #3 (12/11-12/17) - The Paraprofessional's Handbook for Effective Support in Inclusive Classrooms

WEEK #4 (12/18-12/24) - The Occupational Therapist's Handbook for Inclusive School Practices

Here are a few extra details you should know before entering:

1. Due to different international laws, this sweepstakes is for US residents only. (Sorry to my non-US resident followers!!)
2. Please read the sweepstakes rules before entering.
3. Your email will not be shared.

Thank you and good luck!!

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Monday, October 17, 2016

10 Tips for Grading Students with Disabilities in the Inclusive Classroom

An inclusive classroom welcomes students of all ability levels. There may be students with learning disabilities, students who are gifted and/or talented, students who work at grade level, and students who work below grade level in one class. How does a teacher not only provide instruction for such a wide variety of abilities, but also assess student growth and progress?

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Alternate Achievement Standards for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Students with cognitive disabilities deserve the same quality education as their peers. In an inclusive classroom, students with intellectual disabilities are not required to meet the grade-level standards. Instead, students with ID have their own set of achievable goals created for his or her specific needs (and indicated in the student's IEP).