How can K—12 educators break down the barriers to full inclusion and teach all learners effectively? Curriculum modifications are the key!
You'll start with a big-picture guide to creating an inclusive culture in your classroom and school, with invaluable guidance on key topics like team collaboration, universal design for learning, co-teaching, social-emotional supports, and accommodations. Then you'll get 40 specific, teacher-tested strategies to modify your curriculum for students who work below grade level. Ready to use in your classroom right away, each strategy comes with student goals, simple step-by-step directions and implementation tips, suggested interventions and extensions, and samples of authentic student work that illustrate the strategy in action.
Equally useful as a beginner's guide to inclusion and a goldmine of practical ideas for experienced teachers, this must-have book will help make your curriculum “possible and achievable” for every learner, with and without disabilities.
PRACTICAL MATERIALS: More than a dozen reproducible forms for use with specific modifications; lists of helpful inclusion-themed websites, blogs, books, and videos.40 modifications that help students:
- Learn new vocabulary words
- Understand story structure
- Sequence materials, concepts, and numbers
- Develop recall ability
- Demonstrate relationships among ideas
- Organize information
- Make a representation of a concept
- Identify similarities and differences
- Make decisions based on evidence
- Learn to recognize and correct errors
- and more!