Have students write a collaborative poem or story using Twitter, IM, Edmodo or Facebook. This way, authors can contribute one word, one line, or several paragraphs.

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WEBSITE WEDNESDAY: Kaz Brook’s Blog

Posted on October 17, 2012 in Families, Inclusion, News

Today’s pick is another parent blog, Kaz Brook’s Blog; this one is focused on a little boy with autism.

I chose it because Kaz not only writes really lovely…

WEBSITE WEDNESDAY: Ollibean

Posted on October 10, 2012 in Families, Inclusion, News

If you are at all plugged into inclusion-related websites, Facebook pages, or tweets, you have probably already heard about Ollibean. This is a fun site filled with articles, links, and cool video clips. Its mission is to connect families, self-advocates, & professionals to one another “to help create online and offline communities…, to share stories and to work together”.

If you need more motivation to visit the site, you can..

A Wiki and a wonderful story

Posted on October 05, 2012 in Autism, Inclusion, News

I just love bringing great personal stories to all of you. Today’s tale comes from educator, Suzy Dees. Suzy wears many hats; she is a mother of a child on the spectrum, RtI coach, and teacher educator. Suzy recently taught a class using “You’re Going to Love This Kid”: Teaching Students with Autism in Inclusive Classrooms as the primary text. She created discussion questions and class activities, and gathered many related materials for her students. Because Suzy is so generous, she has offered to share the materials on her Wiki with this audience.

Ok, so if that wasn’t enough, Suzy also has shared a wonderful…

Patrick and Pedro

Posted on October 01, 2012 in Autism, Inclusion, News

My dear friend and co-author, Dr. Patrick Schwarz, recently taped this quick interview about our books, “Just Give Him the Whale” and “Pedro’s Whale”.

I love this little segment because…

WEBSITE WEDNESDAY: MCIE

Posted on September 26, 2012 in Inclusion, News

MCIE’s site isn’t new but it has received a complete overhaul. It was one of my favorite inclusion-related sites before, but now it is even better! Look for new content, new links/recommendations, and lots of resources for parents, teachers, and advocates.

Don’t forget to check out their Facebook page as well; it …

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