Anne Jordan, OISE Professor (R) gave a keynote address at a professional development session for teachers in Fredericton NB on November 27, 2006. Anne has agreed to let us place her PowerPoint slides on our website. Check it out – review her key points.
Quebec Website – provides resources and information for inclusion.
I-LRN is one of five resource centers of the Quebec Inclusive Education Service (IES).*
I-LRN is designed to help English School Boards develop effective service frameworks for students with learning difficulties. Emphasis is placed on inclusive (developmental) approaches — those that promote high teaching/learning standards for all students in inclusive schools. A key I-LRN premise is that ALL learners benefit from enrichment.
I-LRN is coordinated by Lynn Senecal, Ph.D., Educational Psychologist.
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ASCD Resources on Inclusion
Excellent resources on inclusive education are available from ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development), one of the most highly regarded professional associations in education. Their journal, Educational Leadership, is a great source of information for teachers. Issues are archived and available on-line. - ASCD-Resources-on-Inclusion.doc
Teaching to Diversity
A joint project of British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) Research, Special Education Association, Learning Assistance Teachers’ Association and English as a Second Language Provincial Specialist Association.
A consortium of universities noted for their teacher education programs and working to reform teacher education.
See also www.uni.edu/coe/inclusion/strategies.
Inclusion Press International & The Marsha Forest Centre
The Book on Inclusive Education Inclusion: School as a Caring Community
Success stories and practical solutions to enhance learning, teaching, and the full inclusion of students with disabilities in the classroom. Download sample curricular adaptations, handouts for training, intervention planning forms and more!
See also www.projectparticipate.org/handoutsforms.asp
Michael Giangreco’s website University of Vermont Center of Disability and Community Inclusion
Creating an Inclusive School
Edited by Richard A. Villa and Jacqueline S. Thousand, Chapter 1: What is an Inclusive School? by Mary A. Falvey, Christine C. Givner and Christina Kimm.
A list of books on inclusive practices
Kentucky’s Classrooms: Everyone’s Welcome: A Practical Guide to Learning and Living Together Table of Contents
UNESCO Understanding and Responding to Children’s Needs in Inclusive Classrooms: A Guide for Teachers
See also www.msde.state.md.us/SpecialEducation/AllInclusive.pdf