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  • 1. Stefanie Gilmer
    CI 583 Section 2
    Special Education Inclusion in the General Education Classroom
  • 2. a legal, moral, ethical, and civil right.”
    But, does it work?
    “Inclusion is…
  • 3. More often than not, schools are leaning towards full inclusion in the classroom—there are pro’s and con’s.
    Is this best for all students involved?
    What does the research show?
    What does the law
    Problem Statement
  • 4. What does an inclusion classroom look like?
    Usually, two teachers
    Sometimes, a general education teacher and a special education assistant
    Students consist of special education and general education students, taught together
    Difficult to tell which students have IEP’s and which do not
  • 5. Disabled students do as well, if not better, in an inclusive classroom compared to a separate classroom.
    Inclusion helps with socialization of disabled students.
    Advanced students become more accepting, and start to offer help to their struggling peers.
  • 6. Not all students learn best in this environment.
    Some students need more individualized instruction, at a slower pace.
    A general education classroom can provide too much stimuli.
  • 7. Learn from each other
    Begin to see class as one large group, as opposed to two separate groups
    Students with varying needs
    Skills are developed and refined
    Benefits for Teachers
  • 8. IDEA
    Provision of public education
    Least restrictive environment
    Section 504
    Used less frequently
    Federal Law Requirements
  • 9. Greer vs. Rom City School District
    Sacramento City Unified School District vs. Holland
    Oberti vs. Board of Education of the Borough of Clementon School District
    Poolaw vs. Parker Unified School District
    School District of Wisconsin Dells vs. Z.S.
    Landmark Court Cases
  • 10. Strategies to Promote Successful Inclusion
    More ideas
  • 11. Although there are downsides to full inclusion classrooms, it seems that the research shows the benefits outweigh the risks.
    Provides benefits for all students and teachers/assistants involved.
  • 12. Gaillard, P. (n.d.). The inclusion classroom. Retrieved from http://techinclusion.tripod.com/
    Inclusion in the classroom. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/kennedy_files/InclusioninClassroomTips.pdf
    King, E. N. (2008, November 4). The benefits of an inclusion classroom [Web log message]. Retrieved from http://schoolpsychologistfiles.blogspot.com/2008/11/benefits-of-inclusion-classroom.html
    Schultz, K. (2007, March 15). Special education inclusion. Retrieved from http://www.weac.org/Issues_Advocacy/Resource_Pages_On_Issues_one/Special_Education/special_education_inclusion.aspx
  • 13. Scullion, T. (n.d.). Collaboration and teaching strategies for the inclusion classroom. Retrieved from http://www.wjcc.k12.va.us/jbms/FACULTY/ScullionTim/index-2.htm
    Teaching autism students in inclusive classrooms. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.child-autism-parent-cafe.com/autism-students-in-inclusive-classrooms.html
    Team teaching full inclusion. (2010). [Web]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=vShPt32MjpI
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