Every year I share some sort of holiday countdown in the form of recommendations or ideas. Last year, my twelve days countdown featured recommended books. The year before, I suggested gifts for educators, families, and students. This year, the launch of “12 Days of Inclusion” comes immediately following the release of my latest book [with my co-author Sheila Danaher], From Text Maps to Memory Caps: 100 MORE Ways to Differentiate Instruction in the K-12 Inclusive Classroom. Therefore, I am ...
Lately, I have been noticing all of the ways that organizations, schools, and groups are fundraising in creative ways to make their inclusive visions come true. The big change I am seeing is the use of social media and websites to spread the word and collect many small donations to make huge changes. This is exciting because it means that...
In this short video put out by one of my publishers, Paul H. Brookes Publishing, I talk a little bit about what inspires me in inclusive schools.
What do you like to see in an inclusive school? What inspires you?
I created this list for our Illinois Includes conference this year. I thought some of you might like to share it with your own groups.
- include somebody
- ask again
- ask one more time
- don’t take ‘no’ for an answer
- say “yes”
- get involved
- be creative
I got a note recently from a parent looking for an easy data recording system that she could pass on to her child’s teacher. This format is not a new one nor is it one that I designed. My forms are based on those created by Alison Ford and the Wisconsin School Inclusion Project back in the 1990s. So, I can’t take credit for this handy little tool, but I have found it really useful in helping ...