The aim of this hotseat is to provide an opportunity for discussion on your experiences and in particular your success stories with regard to inclusive teaching and learning. You will have an opportunity to steer the discussions in your chosen area as we explore best practice and sources of support and guidance .
Enhancing skills for inclusion: using appreciative inquiry to improve classroom dynamics Engaging ADHD students in tasks with hand gestures: a pedagogical possibility for teachers Affective teaching: a method to enhance classroom management Visit DfE website for reading on the above and more http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/toolsandinitiatives/tripsresearchd
To create an inclusive learning environment we need to know our student and our teaching styles and strategies need to reflect this. Achievement and/or underachievement of our students determine the steps we need to take to ensure inclusive learning
Consider the student or pupil population in your institution, class or group and reflect on what inclusion means to you.
For some of you your initial thoughts will be directed to Special Educational Needs (SEN) and disabilities, others of you may think of Ethnic Minority Achievement (EMA), English as an Additional Language (EAL), Gifted and Talented or behaviour.What is your area of challenge with regard to inclusion?
It is quite easy to believe that the challenge of creating and sustaining a creative classroom is reserved for those who work with children and young people. Are you working with adults and what is your experience?