What does a truly inclusive school look like?
Inclusive School Leaders <ul><li>Guzman (1997) identified common factors among successful inclusive school leaders. Those ...
The Promise of Inclusive Schooling <ul><li>LESS whole-class, teacher-directed instruction </li></ul><ul><li>LESS classroom...
The Promise of Inclusive Schooling <ul><li>MORE active learning in the classroom  </li></ul><ul><li>MORE emphasis on highe...
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Administrators

  1. 1. What does a truly inclusive school look like?
  2. 2. Inclusive School Leaders <ul><li>Guzman (1997) identified common factors among successful inclusive school leaders. Those principals had the ability to </li></ul><ul><li>(a) establish a communication system that allows for rich dialog; </li></ul><ul><li>(b) be actively involvement in the IEP process; </li></ul><ul><li>(c) be personally involved with parents of students with disabilities; </li></ul><ul><li>preparation programs provided principals with a minimum amount of knowledge deemed by special education experts to be relevant in the implementation of inclusion . </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Promise of Inclusive Schooling <ul><li>LESS whole-class, teacher-directed instruction </li></ul><ul><li>LESS classroom time devoted to fill-in-the-blank worksheets </li></ul><ul><li>LESS effort by teachers to thinly &quot;cover&quot; large amounts of material in every subject area </li></ul><ul><li>LESS tracking or leveling of students into &quot;ability groups“ </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Promise of Inclusive Schooling <ul><li>MORE active learning in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>MORE emphasis on higher-order thinking and learning of key concepts and principles </li></ul><ul><li>MORE responsibility transferred to students for their work </li></ul><ul><li>MORE attention to affective needs and the varying cognitive styles of individual students MORE delivery of special help to students in general education classrooms. </li></ul>

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