Category Archives: Professional Development

Special Education Marries General Education: Strategies for a Spectrum of Learners

Here’s info about an upcoming November graduate course through Regional Training Center and The College of New Jersey. Strategies for a Spectrum of Learners offers educators and related staff providers practical ways to reach and teach ALL learners with the … Continue reading

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Karten Inclusion Pinterest Posts

Just a few of my favorite ways to let inclusion live, be well, and prosper!:-) http://pinterest.com/tkarten/boards/

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Regional Training Center: Strategies for a Spectrum of Learners

I am excited to share that a new graduate course that helps educators advance the levels of their diverse learners is offered by Regional Training Center. You can register at the RTC site. https://www.thertc.net/classes.php?course=2945

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R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

The United States Government now has a project entitled RESPECT with the letters standing for:   Recognizing   Educational   Success   Professional   Excellence   and   Collaborative   Teaching   This project aims to transform the profession by … Continue reading

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Dive into these CCSS resources!

IDEA Partnership’s Collaborative Work on Common Core State Standards  

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Universal Design for Learning

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a way for students with disabilities to access the knowledge and skills in classrooms. The UDL principles are based upon neuroscience with a belief that curriculum should be diversely presented by educators and expressed … Continue reading

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Lessons to be Learned from CEC’s Yes I Can Ceremony!

These Wordles depict the most popular comments from Council for Exceptional Children’s Yes I Can Ceremony on 4/13/12 in Denver. They offer visual insights on how these remarkable young individuals achieved such incredible feats. YES, YOU certainly CAN! Congratulations to … Continue reading

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What is inclusion and how can co teaching help?

Thoughts from Hackettsown School District from elementary to middle school and high school: Inclusion is a school version of society as a whole. Co-teachers benefit from each other’s expertise and are able to better service all needs! Inclusion is my … Continue reading

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Inclusion thoughts from Maritime Academy Charter School

Although inclusion is defined by individual students and classroom communities, the first ingredient is a positive attitude. After meeting the educators of Maritime Academy Charter School, I know that their students will experience many successes. Here are just a few … Continue reading

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Inclusion Comments Shared by Keppel Union School District

Thank you to the administrators, principals, educators, and paraprofessionals who shared these insightful inclusion comments. You affirmed that we have come a far way from thinking that students belong in special education since they don’t do well in general education … Continue reading

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