We believe in a world where the abilities of every individual are recognized! By sharing this message through Believe Differently, giving Shout-Outs to those that are making a difference, and demonstrating our efforts in Equitable Teaching our hope is to contribute to change. A change that starts with Believing Differently about the equity and opportunity afforded…
This post is long overdue and has been rewritten in my thoughts many times over the course of the last few weeks. When schools were closed and we shifted to eLearning my energy was consumed and I had to put many things on hold, including my work through Equitable Teaching and Believe Differently. It has…
A fluid list that we are working to compile as resources are being offered for families and educators during this time of multiple school closures. We will continue to add to the list as we discover more resources.
It is no secret that teaching can be a challenging job. There are days I leave feeling drained, unsuccessful, and if I am being completely honest like I failed my students for that day. If they struggle I take it personally, if they succeed I take it personally. Either way I feel it to my…
Equitable Teaching Resources
Teaching the use of regulation supports in the general education classroom for students provides a great alternative to having them leave the classroom when they need a sensory or calming break. Can be personalized to meet the individual needs of students. Check back frequently as new supports are added often.
Description of how to teach explicit skills, guiding questions for a variety of skill areas, and supporting visuals. Each provides a good starting point for teachers to consider what skills might be missing. Can be personalized to meet the routines in your classroom and the individual needs of students. Check back frequently as new skills are added often.
Games, activities, and classroom routines are a great way to build community in your classroom. Can be personalized to meet the needs of the community in your classroom and the individual needs of students. Check back frequently as new games, activities, and routines are added often.
Cow Tipping Press works in collaboration with many other organizations to provide writing classes for individuals with disabilities. Not only do these opportunities for learning recognize the untapped potential for new writers, but they also provide a platform for individuals to voice their perspective firsthand.
Make no mistake, include(her) events are NEITHER a charity, NOR a volunteer opportunity. Instead they are genuine, they are real, they are simply a Girls’ Night Out, which is exactly why include(her) deserves a Shout-Out!
I want every blind person to feel that the once impossible is now possible; that he or she can now build a miniature LEGO world.