Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Webinar: The Essential Guide to Including Students with Disabilities in the Early School Years

This webinar will air live on Sunday, September 25, 2016 @ 3 PM Eastern Time. If you miss the live event, it will be recorded. Enjoy!







FREE Webinar!! The Essential Guide to Including Students with Disabilities in the Early School Years




Inclusion teacher, Gayle Hernandez, will join Nicole on Sunday, September 25 @ 3 PM Eastern Time to talk about ways in which we can include and support students with disabilities in the early years of school. You can watch this webinar for free at http://bit.ly/2dfHX53

In this webinar, Gayle outlines the process of inclusion from an insider's point of view. She  will discuss the transition from home to school, materials needed, the need for support of school personnel, as well as classroom social/emotional programs. 

Parents and teachers will learn information and strategies to implement immediately and help transform classrooms that will accommodate all kinds of learners.

Gayle Hernandez began her teaching career in 1993 and since then has taught Kindergarten in inclusive schools. She has been an active participator in and presenter of professional development in her district and beyond, facilitated Burnaby’s Kindergarten Network for 10 years, and completed a Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education at the University of British Columbia in 2007. 

Her teaching philosophy embraces the view that children and families are capable; arriving at school with valuable and important skills, beliefs and knowledge. 

Gayle is passionate about inclusion as well as building classroom and school communities. 

Please feel free to contact her at kindergayle@shaw.ca or follow her on Twitter @kindergayle. You can also find more information about Gayle and her work @ https://creatinginclusiveschoolcommunities.wordpress.com/.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Vote for Our SXSWedu Panel and Learn the Undeniable Truth About Inclusion!



Photo by Virgil McCullough


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Every day, thousands of students with special needs are ushered into separate special education classrooms. They are taught differently, treated differently and participate in different school programs. Why is this segregated form of special education still the norm in American schools when there is undeniable truth about the practice of inclusion? 

A unique panel of

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