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Even with inclusive and special needs services, mainstream teachers often struggle with how to effectively teach all students and especially those with disabilities in general education classrooms in the current blended context. This workshop provides research and evidence-based strategies for inclusive practices that will assist teachers in meeting the educational needs of all their students and also those who are most vulnerable.
What is Inclusion and its evolution in schools?
Opportunities provided by Inclusive teaching?
Barriers in the classroom Case studies- to understand the barriers in inclusion and brainstorm on possible strategies Think "universal design" when planning instruction.
Incorporate three qualities of universal design when planning instruction: Multiple means of representing content (visual and oral strategies), Multiple means of students' expression of content (writing, illustrating, speaking), and Flexible means of engagement as students learn (videos, software, and role-playing). Differentiate instruction by using flexible grouping, providing The myth of the average activities that appeal to various learning-style preferences, giving students choices, and creating alternative activities and assessments (Tomlinson, 2001).
The myth of the average
Session 3: How can we apply UDL to the blended learning model?
Opportunities of Inclusion using Technology
How this ties up to Understanding by Design and Unit planning
How can we assess and feed forward for growth?