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CEEDAR Innovation Configurations

Description:

Recognizing that evidence-based practices (EBPs) account for at least part of the effects of teachers on achievement and the critical role of teacher preparation, the CEEDAR Center professionals, along with their partner Great Teachers and Leaders, offer innovation configurations (ICs) to promote the implementation of evidence-based instructional practices in teacher preparation activities. ICs are designed to evaluate current teacher preparation and professional development (PD) by… Read more

Categories:
Emergent bilinguals/ELs, Language diversity, Cultural diversity, Special education, Inclusive practices, Culturally responsive pedagogy, Social emotional learning
Content Areas:
Math, Language Arts, General
Media type:
Standards/Guidelines

Quality Indicators of Inclusive Early Childhood Programs

Description:

Available resources and indicators of high quality inclusive practices are presented in this compilation. Assembling many different resources in one place allows for easy comparison of potential indicators of quality. Excerpts and adaptations of the resources are intended to provide some familiarity with the content of each resource and encourage further examination via links to more complete information.
 

Categories:
Special education, Inclusive practices, Equity, Social emotional learning, Other
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Standards/Guidelines

Leading Inclusive Reform for Students With Disabilities: A School- and Systemwide Approach

Description:

This article focuses on how leaders create inclusive schools for all students—inclusive school reform. Inclusive school reform can result in all students with disabilities being placed into general education settings (including students with significant disabilities, students with mild disabilities, students with emotional disabilities, students with autism - all students) and providing inclusive services to meet their needs while eliminating pullout or self-contained special education… Read more

Categories:
Language diversity, Cultural diversity, Special education, Inclusive practices, Equity
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Article: Conceptual
Citation:

George Theoharis & Julie Causton (2014) Leading Inclusive Reform for Students With Disabilities: A School- and Systemwide Approach, Theory Into Practice, 53:2, 82-97, DOI: 10.1080/00405841.2014.885808

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Quality Indicators for Inclusive Education

Description:

The Quality Indicators for Inclusive Building Based Practices was designed to assist school teams in determining if their school buildings are inclusive and meeting the needs of their diverse learners. The instrument was developed to reflect evidence-based inclusive practices and is intended to be conducted through a team process, as a self-assessment.
 

Categories:
Special education, Inclusive practices, Equity
Content Areas:
Math, Science, Language Arts, Social Studies, Arts, Physical Education, General
Media type:
Standards/Guidelines

Developing Collaborative Partnerships with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Families During the IEP Process

Description:

"CLD families may be hesitant or unable to advocate, and their strengths and willingness to participate may be misinterpreted by school professionals because of lack of cultural competence or may be disregarded due to hierarchical power relations in which professional expertise is valued over familial expertise (Harry, 2008; Olivos et al., 2010). Adhering to our guiding questions for developing culturally responsive collaborative partnerships with CLD families can help to bridge this gap in… Read more

Categories:
Emergent bilinguals/ELs, Language diversity, Cultural diversity, Special education, Inclusive practices, Equity, Social justice, Culturally responsive pedagogy
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Article: Conceptual
Citation:

Rosetti, Z., Sauer, J., Bui, O., & Ou, S. (2017). Developing Collaborative Partnerships with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Families During the IEP Process. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 49 (5). 328-338. DOI: 10.1177/0040059916680103

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Padlet: Access to Core Curriculum for Students With Significant Support Needs

Description:

This Padlet is a collection of resources for providing accessible instruction to students who with significant support needs. 

Categories:
Special education, Inclusive practices, Equity
Content Areas:
Math, Science, Language Arts, Social Studies, Arts, Physical Education, General
Media type:
Other

Misbehavior or Misrepresentation

Description:

This brief conceptual article discusses how understanding the cultural context of the learning environment is a primary factor in effective classroom management. 
 

Categories:
Cultural diversity, Anti-bias education
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Article: Conceptual
Citation:

Monroe, C. (2006). Misbehavior or misinterpretation: Closing the discipline gap through cultural synchronization. Kappa Delta Pi Record , 42, 161-165. 
 

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None

EdChange: Building Equitable and Just Schools, Communities, and Organizations Through Transformative Actions

Description:

This website has a myriad of resources and activities for teachers wanting to make a progressive change toward social justice in their classrooms. 
 

Categories:
Language diversity, Cultural diversity, Equity, Social justice, Diverse income levels, Anti-bias education, Culturally responsive pedagogy
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Organization Website

The Trevor Project

Description:

The Trevor Project is a national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. The "Education" tab has The Lifeguard Workshop, a free online learning module with a video, curriculum, and teacher resources for middle school and high school classrooms.

Categories:
Sexual orientation
Content Areas:
General
Media type:
Module, Organization Website

Implicit Association Tests

Description:

The Implicit Association Tests (IAT) measure attitudes and beliefs that people may be unwilling or unable to report. Individual tests cover a variety of areas including race, disability, and sexuality. 
 

Categories:
Cultural diversity, Gender diversity, Special education, Sexual orientation
Content Areas:
Media type:
Other
Citation:

Project Implicit (2014). Implicit association test. Retrieved from: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/education.html