MAKE INCLUSION WORK!
Inclusion as an approach is the law of the land; as an attitude,
inclusion presents one of the most idealistic and creative challenges
teachers have ever faced! Classrooms today are far more diverse than heretofore, both nationally and locally. Students formerly in Resource Rooms and Gifted Centers are now integrated into the mainstream--which has undergone pressures to detrack.
- The ANIMAL SCHOOL
- A.D.D. The Karmic View
- ThinkQuest theAbleDisAbled
- The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition Related Web Sites
- Individual Education Plan (IEP) and Transition Plan
- Essential Tools -- The Essential Tools series include resource guides, practice guides, policy guides, and other guides to increase the capacity of organizations involved in secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities.
- The Characteristics, Experiences, and Outcomes of Youth with Emotional Disturbances
- Who Are Secondary Students in Special Education Today? -- Understanding the complex set of characteristics that youth with disabilities bring to their experiences at school and in the community is a foundation for serving them well.
- The Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre Evidence Library -- Extensive array of best practices studies!
- What Works: Transition Research Synthesis Project
- When Thinking Skills Trump Reading Skills -- Adolescents and “back-to-basics” reading programs rarely mix. Four strategies stimulate thinking while teens learn to read.
- Task, Text, and Talk: Literacy for All Subjects -- Disciplinary literacy builds secondary students' academic content knowledge and their reading, writing, and thinking skills at the same time.
- GUIDANCE on TEACHING GIFTED and TALENTED PUPILS -- Outstanding British site with guidelines and strategies for each subject!
- *LD in Depth -- Numerous topics, clearly and concisely explained
- Inclusion and Bilingual Students
- Assessment in Special Ed. and Inclusion
- Transition to Work/College for Special Education Learners
- Education: Gifted and Talented Students
- INCLUSION -- Very practical links!
- Big Chalk's SPECIAL EDUCATION Links
- The New IDEA Survival Guide
-- Excellent links from NEA!
- Disability Advocacy and Legal Resources
- www 4teachers Special Needs Links
- Teaching Students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Case Studies
- Characteristics of Behavior Disorders & Emotional Disturbance -- Terrific array of sites, including Teaching Strategies
- Teaching Strategies and Techniques -- Specific by type of disability problem
- General and IEP Resources -- Check out the IEP links in particular!
- Understanding the Individualized Education Program (I.E.P.)
- LEARNED HELPLESSNESS" and the LD STUDENT
- Enabling Inclusion
- FOR KIDS -- Games and fun for LD kids!
- COLLABORATIVE TEACHING: SPECIAL EDUCATION FOR INCLUSIVE EDUCATION [an e-book]
- DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION
- INCLUSIVE EDUCATION WEB SITE
- Family Village - global community that integrates information, resources, and communication opportunities on the Internet for persons with cognitive and other disabilities, for their families, and for those that provide them services and support
- Parents Helping Parents -- Parent-directed family resource center for children with any kind of special need
- The International Dyslexia Association (IDA - non-profit organization dedicated to the study and treatment of dyslexia
- LDOnline - Web newspaper with links to professional resources, information about learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorder, and an interactive KidZone
- Students with Special Needs -- Superb articles and links from New Horizons for Learning
- Schwab Foundation for Learning - raising awareness about learning differences
parents and teachers with the information, resources and support they need
to improve the lives of kids with learning differences
- Family Village: A Global Community of Disability- Related Resources - directory of resources covering disability issues on the Internet
- Teaching All Students -- Web Wonders with great links
- Deciding to Teach Them All -- Asking the right questions has an enormous impact on how we pursue equity and excellence in our classrooms.
- The Council for Exceptional Children
- news, CEC training and events information, standards and accreditation, publications
and products, public policy and legislation information, and clearinghouses for special education
- Federal Resource Center for Special Education
- special education technical assistance project
Foundation - information, support groups, and links on dyspraxia and dyslexia
- Inclusive Learning Environments for Students With Special Needs
- CIRCLE OF INCLUSION
- CONSORTIUM ON INCLUSIVE SCHOOL PRACTICES
- With Boys in Mind / Teaching to the Minds of Boys -- Boy-friendly strategies that produced remarkable results
- With Boys in Mind / Media and Literacy: What's Good? -- Rather than bemoan boys' fascination with movies and video games, teachers can use these visually mediated narratives to engage reluctant readers and writers.
UVa SPECIAL ED WEB SITE
- TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION IN SPECIAL ED
- PREVENTION YELLOW PAGES
- All Kinds of Minds On-Line Resources
- Celebrate Strengths, Nurture Affinities: A Conversation with Mel Levine
- Gaining Traction, Gaining Ground: How Some High Schools Accelerate Learning for Struggling Students
- Grading Students with Disabilities -- Research tells us what kinds of grading adaptations can produce fair and meaningful grades for all students.
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