Posted on November 15, 2013 in Inclusion
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…
Posted on November 03, 2013 in Inclusion
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?
Posted on October 21, 2013 in Inclusion
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
Posted on September 24, 2013 in News
I have had such a great fall visiting schools, districts, and organizations around the country, but also here in my own backyard of Chicago.
It is really amazing to see teachers come out of their classrooms to learn about inclusion or differentiated instruction or autism on one of the first days of the school year. I know it is not easy to get away this time of year, but I always hope that participants in my workshops find …
Posted on September 20, 2013 in Inclusion
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 …