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Best Practice Guidelines in Equitable Education Revisited with Imaginative Education

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Workshop 10 perspectives DRNBC Conference

  1. 1. Perspectives: Best Practice Guidelines in Equitable Education Revisited with Imaginative Education Linda Delparte SFU Master’s in Education Student Disability Resource Network Conference Vancouver BC May 22, 2015 1
  2. 2.  The goal of action research is to seek meanings and understandings about practices and to consider new approaches to the delivery of instruction.  Critical self-analysis is key  Speak about what worked - what did not  Propose more work or change in policy or practice Action Research 2
  3. 3. First Education Degree 3
  4. 4.  Imaginative Education: Kieran Egan  SFU Professor  Master’s of Education: Instruction and Curriculum Imaginative Education, Learning in Depth  Why? Student Engagement 4
  5. 5.  Kieran has written extensively about the development of cognitive tools that if utilized engage the student emotionally with the content, learning increases that shapes understandings of their world.  Lev Vygotsky: Russian Special Educator is one of the original thinkers around learning/reflection/mediation Kieran Egan’s Work 5
  6. 6.  Is this another sit com? Critical Friends 6
  7. 7. The Most Critical Friend 7
  8. 8.  One year  Focus Groups at all institutions  Various disabilities represented at the discussion  Did not use internet –distributed paper copies!  Thirteen Goals  Short Brochure Perspectives Report 1995 8
  9. 9.  Soo  Mimi  Nasibah  Carolina  Manon  Michael SFU Cohorts & Instructor 9
  10. 10. More Critical Friends  Donna Lowndes Douglas College  Christina Cederlof Thompson Rivers University ASE Articulation Committee 10
  11. 11.  9 individuals  5 institutions  Consent form  Questionnaire  Meetings in person/on the phone Interviews Established 11
  12. 12.  May 2014 session at the DRN Conference  The 4 Themes were…. Fostering Inclusion Removing Barriers Informing Potential Allies/Students Providing a Range of Options Disability Resource Network 12
  13. 13.  Universal Design for Learning  Inclusive Education  Disability Confident  Self-Determination  Changing Student Profile  Assistive Technology  Customized Employment  Imaginative Education Themes for the Action Research 13
  14. 14.  Roots in Architecture  IMAGE OF A CURB CUT  Examples:  Note taking by all students taking turns and posting  Power points from instructor posted  Videos with open captioning and voice Universal Design for Learning 14
  15. 15.  Getting away from Special Education and planning how to maximize learning for everyone  Every instructor considers student engagement  Plan before delivery to meet 3 principles -Multiple means of representing the information -Multiple means of expressing the knowledge -Multiple means of engagement in learning Paradigm Shift Special Education to Universal Design 15
  16. 16.  Dual Enrollment  Substantially Separate  Mixed or Hybrid  Inclusive Individual Support  Grigal, M. & Hart, D. (2010). Think College: Post Secondary Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities Inclusive Education 16
  17. 17.  Susan Scott-Parker from Business Disability Forum  A business would be confident in serving customers with disabilities and hiring employees with disabilities  Employment Equity legislation in Canada  Diversity positions at post secondary institutions Disability Smart or Confident 17
  18. 18.  Implications for preparation in high school  Implications for classroom curriculum in ASE Career Exploration  Implications for Disability Supports Services Self-Determination 18
  19. 19.  Autism Spectrum Disorder  Mental Health  IMPLICATIONS for curriculum?  Aboriginal Students  English as An Additional Language  IMPLICATIONS for outreach by institutions? Changing Profile of ASE Students 19
  20. 20.  Think College chart on their website  www.thinkcollege.net Differences Between High School and College 20
  21. 21.  Personal devices – tablet, ipad, iphone  More interviews with Disability Support Services  Wider range of accommodations maybe the approach  Students entering post secondary are more in tune with technology (all students) Assistive Technology 21
  22. 22.  Definition: Individualized employment relationship whereby the employee and the employer have their needs met. Can include job-carving or self employment and assumes accommodations available.  Do we use CE principles in ASE programs/services?  Where are the employment services for your graduates? Customized Employment 22
  23. 23.  SFU Faculty Kieran Egan  Understandings  Cognitive Tools  What is the purpose of education?  What is Imagination? How do we measure engagement of imagination in learning?  Website: www.ierg.ca Imaginative Education 23
  24. 24.  “To imagine something is to think of it as possibly being so.” (White 1990) What is Imagination? 24
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  26. 26.  Binary opposites – safe/not safe on time/late  Storytelling – there was a job where…  Role-playing – be the customer  Sense of Humour - videos  Images - photos or graphic organizers or schedules  Games ie. Jeopardy  Collections: what do Employers want in an employee?  Context change – be the employer or the expert  Extremes and limits – WORKSAFE BC  Search for truth – Employment standards! breaks Sample of Applying IE to ASE 26
  27. 27.  Youtube.comBabylaughinghystericallyatrippingpaper original (1.44)  Youtube.com.Salmonlifecyclesong (3.41)  WorkSafebcvideos2014safetyman (.57)  Which cognitive tools did we engage?  Know which ones your students use and push them to add more to their toolkit! Examples of Engaging Us 27
  28. 28.  Work Accomplished  Collaboration  Success Stories  Changing Programs to meet today’s demands  DRN Newsletter  BCCAT Career Exploration  BCCAT Skills Authentication of ASE 28
  29. 29.  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig Recommended Readings 29
  30. 30.  Reading  Courses  Conferences  Use of Cognitive Tools of Imaginative Education in lesson planning and teaching  Talking Stick Implications for My Teaching 30
  31. 31.  ASE community collaboration  Change agents and champions in their workplace  Leaders in Universal Design for Learning before it had a trendy name!  Community engagement with families, schools, employers, other ministries, Unexpected Research Results 31
  32. 32.  Think College advice on the website  How to work with a college to create a credential that an employer would recognize?  Do we focus on a buffet of options in post secondary? Philosophical vs Ironic 32
  33. 33. Thank You 33

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