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.

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.


Another look at the new book

Posted on January 06, 2014 in Differentiating Instruction

If you liked the ideas I shared from my new book in December, you might want to view or share this video created by my publisher, Paul H. Brookes. In this short clip, I talk about three favorite ideas from From Text Maps to Memory Caps and explain how they might be used in classrooms.

A few ideas for using the clip include sharing it to start a staff meeting (and to begin a conversation about differentiation ideas); featuring it at your next …

Flashback Friday: Individualize Standards and Objectives

Posted on January 03, 2014 in Differentiating Instruction, Inclusion

Paula Kluth 30 Tips in 30 Days

One of the most common misunderstandings of inclusive education is that all learners need to have the same learning targets and outcomes. A teacher told me recently, “What will he do in earth science? He can’t even read!” This statement suggests that we can’t address literacy goals in a science classroom and maybe even that we should not …

Wordless Wednesday

Posted on January 01, 2014 in News

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New features for the new year

Posted on January 01, 2014 in News

Happy 2014 to all of you. In many ways, 2013 was an exciting year for those of us invested in a more inclusive world. In Illinois, we made huge strides in closing institutions; nationally, organizations like Think College and SWIFT gained traction and recognition; and guidelines for extracurricular inclusion were clarified by the U.S. Department of Education.

I am equally excited about 2014, not only because I am hoping for even bigger human and civil rights victories, but also because I get to unveil two new …

TASH: Three days of learning in Chicago

Posted on December 16, 2013 in Advocacy, Families, Inclusion

So I just experienced three days of learning about advocacy, inclusion, communication, support, and abilities right here in my backyard of Chicago, IL. The TASH conference took place in our wonderful city for the first time in over a decade. Unfortunately, visitors were welcomed with freezing temperatures and ice lining the streets!

The conference, however, was fantastic. I attended some dazzling …

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