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Teachers

For teachers looking for new strategies to embrace all learners in their classroom community, this page serves as a collection of research-based practices to put into place in your classroom.

Early Childhood

Elements of Inclusive Education for Early Childhood Programs - This is a list  of best practices  which improve the quality of service for all students from Inclusive Schools Network.

12 Key Practices for High-Quality Early Childhood Inclusion - This site reviews 12 key practices for inclusion in an early childhood classroom and links to further information

Inclusion in the Early Childhood Classroom: What Should This Look Like? - Scholarly article about inclusion in the Early Childhood Setting with links to further research


Elementary

Inclusive Classrooms: A Primer for Teachers - Reading Rockets guide to elementary inclusion containing examples and non-examples of inclusion as well as resources on sensory spaces, UDL, AT, etc.

Primary school teacher guide to Inclusive Education

5 strategies to increase inclusion in your classroom. This site also links to other resources about inclusion and UDL.


Secondary

Illuminating Differently Abled Awareness (IDAA) - This is a week long program containing lessons designed to teach students about people with disabilities.

Collaborative Planning for External Support Services - This site provides web resources to provide students with accommodation such as highlighting on a website

Inclusion in Middle Schools - Article on middle school inclusion from LDOnline. This page also has tons of links to resources about learning disabilities, ADHD, and teaching strategies


Post-Secondary

Preparing for Postsecondary Education - Website containing various videos and guides for making the transition into post-secondary education for students with disabilities.

Universal Design of Instruction in Postsecondary Education - This website is a hub for UDL options for Post-Secondary education. It includes links and examples of various practicies.

Inside Higher Ed's 5 Principles of Inclusive Teaching - This site also links to teaching strategies and information about UDL.


Inclusive Bilingual Strategies

Colorin Colorado teaching strategies for a Co-Teach Model of Bilingual Education of students with Disabilities

Tips for planning for special education students in a bilingual program from TeacherVision

Module on Dual Language Learners with Disabilities


Inclusion for Gifted and Talented Programs

Gifted Children with Learning Disabilities: A Review of the Issues - LD Online page about students with disabilities who are also gifted and talented.

Twice Exceptional: Gifted Students with Learning Disabilities Considerations Packet - This site is a packet of information with strategies to use with students who have learning disabilities in a gifted and talented class.

Twice-Exceptional Students Gifted Students with Disabilities: An Introductory Resource Book - Colorado Department of Education's resource guide on students who are gifted and talented as well as identified with a disability.


General

Inclusion Basics Course - This is a webinar which explains some of the background and misunderstandings about inclusion, from Inclusive Schools Network.

The General Ed Teacher’s Guide to the Inclusive Classroom - This inclusive practices guide discusses methods for Behavior Management, Collaborative Teaching, Life Skills Inclusion, and Universal Design for Learning

Inclusion Resources - This guide links to research in just about every area of inclusive practices including testing, technology, paraprofessionals, etc.

50 Tips and Tricks for a More Inclusive Classroom - This page provides ideas for small and large changes in classrooms to improve learning for everyone.

4 Proven Inclusive Education Strategies for Educators (Plus 6 Helpful Resources) - This website provides 4 basic considerations for an inclusive classroom but also links to excellent resources at the end of the article

Classroom Management Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms - This site gives specific behavior management strategies to try in an inclusive classroom.

Inclusive Teaching Resources & Strategies - University of Michigan website on Inclusive Practices with resources for teachers such as checklists of inclusive practices/strategies and many, many more resources