Do you teach a student who has comprehension difficulties, has difficulty following instructions or may constantly interrupt others?
These are only but a few of the many Learning Traits students may display in your classroom on a daily basis.
Teaching in an inclusive classroom is an exhilarating challenge for even the most experienced professional. A variety of learning materials and teaching strategies can be tailored to accommodate all students with a little forward planning. The essential ingredient of success in the comprehensive environment is an appreciation of the learning profiles of all students in our care.
Teaching For Inclusion offers practical suggestions for preparing and delivering an appropriate and engaging curriculum.
General suggestions are provided for:
This interactive tool allows the educator to select a series of specific Learning Traits in the domains of: Academic, Behaviour, Communication and Development. Once selected, an Individualised Planning Document is created for the student. This document can be previewed in your browser or downloaded as a PDF.
This interactive tool will allow the educator to clearly record the student's current learning needs and create a checklist with suggestions on how to cater to these needs. It can also be used intermittently to track the student's progress and development.
The package consists of three sections:
Teaching For Inclusion - Health & Disability provides a handy reference for diagnosed conditions found in the classroom.
Teaching For Inclusion - Learning Traits lists management solutions for issues related to academic performance, behaviour, communication difficulties and developmental considerations. Checklists can be accumulated to provide an individualised profile of modifications and accommodations to assist in programming and lesson delivery.
Teaching For Inclusion - Lesson Ideas is a collection of ideas for enhancing the teaching repertoire
This resource is a useful foundation on which to build a professional toolkit for the inclusive teaching experience.