Allow students with disabilities to take a wide range of classes at the high school level. Psychology? Modern Dance? German? The catalog of possible options should be open to all.

This website is dedicated to promoting inclusive schooling and exploring positive ways of supporting students with autism and other disabilities. Most of my work involves collaborating with schools to create environments, lessons, and experiences that are inclusive, respectful, and accessible for all learners.

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Tip 28: Staff Lounge Teaching Tips

Posted on April 28, 2012 in Autism, Differentiating Instruction, News

Want a low-cost and easy way to build the capacity of the teachers at your school? Have educators take turns posting or displaying a differentiation idea in the staff lounge.

Paula Kluth 30 Tips in 30 Days

Paula Kluth 30 Tips in 30 Days

Each idea can be displayed for a week or so. The idea may be a set of manipulatives, an adapted book, a modified test, or an image/write up of a favorite blog or website. You can even put a comment sheet or poster next to the idea so colleagues can post comments or ask questions.

Comments

  1. From Kara Sword on 29 Apr 2012

    I love this idea. Teachers helping teachers. Would really be useful in my school district seeing as they are so far from being inclusive. On a side note, I attended an inclusion conference with Paula today & it was amazing! She really knows her stuff & has unlimited ways of including any child in the general Ed environment. I arrived feeling unsure if my 5 yr. old daughter should be in the gen Ed class & left feeling empowered, full of great information & research that proves that all children should be in the gen Ed environment. Thank you Paula!

  2. From Paula Kluth on 1 May 2012

    Thanks so much, Kara! It is always so great to get these sorts of messages. Thanks for taking time from your busy schedule to attend the conference!

  3. From Tim Villegas (@think_inclusive) on 23 Oct 2012

    Paula,

    This email has been sitting in my inbox for a loooong time. Wanted to share how much I love this idea. I am always tempted to leave articles and book in the teacher’s lounge. I think a bulletin board would be a wonderful addition. Thanks for always making me think.

    Tim

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